Colorado has a housing problem. As a whole, the state is short 127,000 housing units, the seventh worst gap in the nation, according to a recent analysis.
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Annual Unemployment Rate Drops Significantly in Colorado
Here in Colorado, the state unemployment rate dropped from 5.4 percent in 2021 to 3.0 percent in 2022.
Bipartisan Colorado Car Theft Bill Advances Through State Senate Committee
A bill that would make all car thefts in Colorado a felony-level crime passed through a state Senate committee amid questions of whether the policy would actually reduce crime or increase the number of solved cases.
Right-to-Repair Bill for Farming Equipment Advances Out of Colorado House
Colorado farmers may soon have the ability to repair their high-tech equipment without needing scarce, expensive dealership technicians under a new bill on its way to the state Senate.
Largest Black Caucus in Colorado History Goes To Work at the Capitol
When state Sen. Rhonda Fields began her first term as a representative in the Colorado General Assembly in 2011, she was one of two Black lawmakers, alongside Angela Williams.
Drug Contaminations in Colorado Libraries Reflect Worsening Addiction Problems
Within weeks, one library became two, two became three and as of Feb. 13, four libraries in Colorado have had to limit their operations due to traces of meth being found in their buildings.
This Is What $2.2M Can Do for the Largest Latino Nonprofit of Its Kind in Colorado
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet heard firsthand accounts Friday of how the federal funding he helped secure for nonprofit Servicios de la Raza is helping Colorado’s Latino and Latina community.
Colorado Should Kick Lawns to the Curb | Opinion
Over the course of the next seven years, an average 35,000 housing units will be built each year in Colorado. If past trends persist, around 70% of those housing units will be single-family homes.
Colorado AG Weiser Forms Task Force to Combat Organized Retail Theft
Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser on Wednesday announced the formation of a new statewide task force targeting organized retail theft and the reselling of stolen goods online.
Rural Colorado Tries to Fill Health Worker Gaps with Apprenticeships
During her 12-hour overnight shift, Brianna Shelton helps residents at BeeHive Homes Assisted Living go to the bathroom. Many of them have dementia, and some can’t get out of bed on their own. Only a few can remember her name, but that doesn’t matter to her.