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What’s Working | Median home values haven’t fallen in Colorado, but list prices for a new house have

A 6% interest rate is nothing, say some readers. Plus: housing affordability drops, gas tax relief, robot jobs, and more!

Economy
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Opinion: At a moment like this, America should be expanding oil production, not cutting back

We need more supply to counter inflation and achieve independence from global shocks

Opinion Columns

What’s Working: Same Denver house, same price, but $190 more per month

Interest rate hike means higher payments for home buyers but a decline in prices. Plus: Renting is cheaper, state jobless rate drops to 3.5%, more!

Economy

Japan is already one of Colorado’s top international beef buyers. A trade deal will likely strengthen the connection.

Business

What’s Working: Coloradans feel inflation’s pain, make compromises on food and travel 

Denver’s inflation rate falls to 8.3% and most What’s Working readers surveyed aren’t better than they were last year. Plus: The Starbucks union efforts face pushback, more!

Economy

Carman: Take it from Enrique, high gas prices don’t have to ruin your life

Sure, electric cars are good for the environment. But they're also fun to drive and save you money you would have spent at the pump.

Opinion Columns

What’s Working: Colorado’s economic data shows a robust recovery. Coloradans, however, are uneasy.

Colorado Health Foundation asked 3,000 Coloradans and 88% said the cost of living is a "serious" issue. Plus: When $250,000 isn’t enough, Oprah invests in a Denver company.

Economy

What’s Working: Colorado’s blood-plasma industry grew by 170,000 square feet this week

Terumo BCT jumps into a new market. Plus: Two Colorado counties rank 5th nationwide for economic growth, prices are up and where are all the lifeguards?

Economy

What’s Working: Colorado has some of the lowest high gas prices in the U.S.

Wages are up 10% and the state’s unemployment rate fell to 3.6%. Plus: How McDonald’s plans to fill nearly 6,000 openings statewide, who’s hiring and more!

Economy

What’s Working: Colorado needs transit and truck drivers. How’s a $5,000 bonus sound?

Here’s how Denver and RTD are handling the driver shortage. Plus: Inflation continues, new business laws and more.

Economy

Jim Morrissey: Can Jared Polis’ Colorado refund checks catch up to inflation?

Opinion

Colorado’s governor, Democrats unveil plan to advance TABOR refund checks expected in spring 2023

Individual taxpayers would receive $400 under the plan while families would get $800. The money would be sent out as soon as August — before the November 2022 election — instead of the normal timeline of spring 2023.

Politics and Government

What’s Working: Colorado gets closer to pre-pandemic economy as jobless rate falls to 3.7%

Plus: Lots of talk about rising inflation this week, as the Denver-area rate hit 9.1%. But what does that really mean?

Business

Jim Morrissey: Could luck of the Irish offset pain at the pump?

Opinion

What’s Working: Colorado’s inflation rate is higher than the nation’s

Higher wages do play a part in rising inflation. Plus: Lower-wage workers see biggest pay-rate increases, 1099-Gs for the unemployed and more.

Economy

Littwin: All Biden has to do is return the country to normalcy. How hard could that be?

Let’s see. He could end the pandemic. He could reduce political polarization. He could, as he sort of promised, offer us a path beyond Trumpism. That’s all.

Opinion Columns