Inflation is slowing and economists are hopeful rates will decline further in 2024. Plus: Blame higher energy and housing costs, Colorado job growth, startups set a record and more!
The standard measure of inflation is only calculated for Denver and not the rest of the state. But here’s one new methodology.
Tax-free tampons and reduced state park passes won’t make up for what Gov. Jared Polis is costing Coloradans like me
Denver inflation falls but is still higher than the nation. Plus: Housing prices dip, more Coloradans are working and wages are growing. But slower.
The Denver-area’s inflation rate was 5.7% in March compared to the 5% national rate.
Plus: Denver-area inflation is up 5.7%, which is higher than the U.S. Some reasons why.
Half a million Coloradans will have emergency SNAP funds wrongly cut as food prices soar
Some anticipate a 20% increase in people needing help as SNAP benefits that expanded during the pandemic return to previous levels
Gas prices are back over $4 a gallon but a bigger inflation culprit is housing prices. Plus: Fair Workweek bill on pause, more chips for Colorado Springs.
Businesses added jobs, but more people left the job market in December. Plus: Colorado leads highest increase in gas prices, readers share annoying inflation interactions, and more!