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State Still Recovering from Poor Economy

economyColorado’s overall income grew more than 6 percent between 2009 and 2012, but nearly half of that new money went to the wealthiest 1 percent of Coloradans. That’s according to the Colorado Center on Law and Policy. They say in 2012 the state’s top 1 percent took home nearly 27 times more than the bottom 99 percent. They Continue reading

State’s Economy Growing…Slowly

economyColorado’s economy continued to grow in the past year, but far too many workers are not receiving the benefits of the economic recovery. That’s the key finding in “State of Working Colorado 2014,” the Colorado Center on Law and Policy’s annual analysis of Colorado’s economy. Claire Levy, CCLP’s executive editor, says, Continue reading

Poverty Rate Drops in Colorado

cclapThe poverty rate in Colorado dropped slightly in 2013 for the first time in years according to new data released from the U.S. Census Bureau yesterday. The Colorado Center on Law and Policy says that’s the good news. They say the bad news is that Continue reading

Lawmakers Approve Child Care Bill

child careIn the wee hours of Friday morning, the Colorado General Assembly gave final approval to a bill that will make child care more affordable and more accessible for thousands of low-wage working families.  The Colorado Center on Law and Policy has been working with partner organizations since the summer Continue reading