income inequality

Growth Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado’s inequality is growing — but still under the national average

Colorado's inequality ticked upwards after several years of decline, according to a new census report

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Colorado’s minimum wage rules don’t apply to farm, construction and other jobs. But that might be changing.

A decades-old rule governing minimum wage means a wide swath of low-income employees don’t qualify for overtime pay, lunch breaks

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

For many business groups, Colorado’s 2019 legislative session has been “very difficult” to navigate

Business interests breathed a sigh of relief after the paid family leave bill was turned into a study. But an equal pay measure they are concerned about is still up in the air

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Here’s how Colorado Democrats aim to close the gender pay gap, starting with more wage transparency

Businesses and women-pay advocates compromise on Equal Pay for Equal Work Act to equalize pay for Colorado women, who earn 86 cents for every $1 a man makes.

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Jared Polis won’t get one top priority this session: his income tax cut

The Democratic governor remains committed to the idea but says he needs time to work on it “over the next year”

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High-country Colorado towns wrangle big-city problems with homelessness

“No camping” signs have popped up in Durango's parks and greenways. Homeless residents have had to scatter and hide, the victims of a crisis of homelessness -- and some say heartlessness -- in the tourist town.