Articles By Tamara Chuang
A coronavirus shift to online shopping has helped save some retail sales — and tax revenue — in Colorado
The state collected nearly a half-billion dollars more sales tax last year than in 2016, when Amazon began charging Colorado shoppers sales tax. March coronavirus disruptions resulted in 15% decline.
The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment said on Thursday that 15,603 initial claims were filed last week for people normally eligible to collect benefits
Only 6% of calls to Colorado’s unemployment line are getting answered. But changes are on the horizon.
Calls to the state's unemployment call center are 10-30 times higher than pre-coronavirus. Colorado has ramped up its capacity, but soon getting help may no longer require a phone call.
The EPA’s final rule also could impact Colorado’s zero-emissions mandate
The rate is the highest it has been since the state began tracking unemployment levels in 1976
Sussing out which parts of the state barely have service is a guessing game. But several gigabit internet projects in the works could fill gaps.
Little-known internet network plans Western Colorado expansion to link students, nonprofits to supercomputers
Front Range-based GigaPop wants to team with local governments on the Western Slope to improve broadband in rural Colorado. It’s looking for funding for the $2.2 million project.
Colorado’s unemployment system, slammed with coronavirus claims, inadvertently exposed people’s private data
The unauthorized access is blamed on a vendor's technical issue and was identified and blocked within an hour after it was noticed on Saturday, according to the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment
Colorado’s unemployment fund could run out of money next month. Here’s what that means for businesses.
Some businesses will see a 54-85% hike in insurance premiums as Colorado's jobless fund becomes insolvent