poverty

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

“The cruel irony of the digital divide” in Colorado: Urban poor are left behind even as access, technology improves

While state and federal programs in Colorado focus on rural internet access, private firms and nonprofits are stepping up to help low-income urban households get online for under $15

Business Primary category in which blog post is published

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

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado ranks low nationwide in providing summer meals to kids who need free lunch at school, report finds

While Colorado has made some improvement, some federal policy changes could make summer meals available to more children who need them.