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MOCO United Way Secures $50 Thousand Grant

The Moffat County United Way was awarded a $50,000 grant earlier this week to go towards the Bridges out of Poverty program. Bridges out of Poverty focuses on economic class differences to provide concrete tools and strategies to prevent, Continue reading

Child Poverty Rate Falls In CO

kids-running-300A new report says the number of children living in poverty in Colorado has dropped for the second straight year, falling to the same level as before the recession.  The Kids Count report by the Colorado Children’s Campaign found that 15 percent of children lived in households earning less than the federal 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