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!
The Denver metro area’s 8% annual inflation rate in 2022 was the highest in decades. Plus: Readers share their economic outlook, personal savings is in decline, and more!
Unemployment rate drops to 3.5% but state sees decline in workforce. Plus: Are there still good jobs out there? Readers and employers respond.
Avian flu has killed off 85% of Colorado’s egg-laying hens amid high inflation. The industry says there’s no egg shortage — just higher costs for everyone.
Plus: Unemployment rate increases to 3.6% but troubled tech sector isn’t necessarily to blame, new businesses on the rise, more!
Despite inflation, job and income growth provided a needed nudge. Plus: The politics of inflation, the state’s VC arm adds its first Black founder-led fund, and more.
Cartoonist Jim Morrissey jokingly wonders if kids’ Halloween haul might not-so-subtly suggest the rising price of candy has pinched family budgets.
Ganahl cited a Republican-led analysis to reach that 16% figure. Bureau of Labor Statistics puts inflation at 7.7%. Here’s where the discrepancy comes from.