The legislature’s majority is pushing to redirect $185 million in state taxpayer refund money to expand the Earned Income Tax Credit, a refundable tax break that primarily benefits low-income workers with children
Sen. Michael Bennet says we’ve turned our backs on our kids. He’s pushing to bring back the enhanced child tax credit he championed.
Broadband office is contemplating a statewide subsidy program should federal money for affordable internet dry up
Those lessons are just as valid today, now that the health emergency is over but economic hardship remains.
Local efforts to incentivize employment for the most vulnerable workers are being undermined by outdated benefits tests from the federal government
The mood about Kwiyagat Community Academy is upbeat though there are challenges finding licensed teachers in this remote corner of Colorado
Colorado voters can have a real impact on child poverty in November by electing candidates who makes kids a priority
Most weeknights, after her 3-year-old daughter, A’nyah, falls asleep, Molly Clark cracks open her textbooks and studies until her eyes “feel like sandpaper.” “As soon as I feel like it’s not any use anymore, I’ll backtrack a few pages, put my bookmark in, and I’ll go to bed, which is usually around 12 to 2:30,” […]
The town of Saguache lies at the northern edge of Colorado’s expansive San Luis Valley. Flanked by the Sangre de Cristo mountains on the east and the San Juan and La Garita ranges on the west, Saguache spans only 13 blocks and houses around 500 people. The small size of the Saguache community means the […]
Since 1990, the United States has become more racially diverse—yet during that same period, racial residential segregation has climbed, according to a yearslong analysis by researchers at the University of California’s Othering & Belonging Institute in Berkeley. In Colorado, two cities fall on opposite ends of the spectrum: Denver is “highly segregated” while Colorado Springs […]