Despite this, based on preliminary data, the state has added about 10,695 new nonfarm jobs between January to February with some of the largest increases coming from the business, trade, hospitality, and government sectors.
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Total Small Business Applications Increase Across the West
Per the new report, in the West, business applications increased 8.0 percent between January and February, from about 93,693 to 101,841 applications.
Colorado Utilities Defend Investor-Owned Model Amid Scrutiny of Higher Gas, Electricity Bills
Executives from Colorado’s two privately owned utilities went before state lawmakers on Tuesday to defend their status as “regulated monopolies” amid scrutiny of soaring utility bills for their customers — and record-breaking profits for shareholders.
These Companies See Advantage in Putting Former Inmates to Work
In 2021, the Colorado attorney general’s office launched the $1.1 million Fair Chance Hiring Initiative.
Head of Denver Airport Doesn’t Need Waiver to Lead the FAA, Biden Administration Says
President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Federal Aviation Administration — the CEO of Denver International Airport — does not need a congressional waiver to allow him to serve in the role, the U.S. Transportation Department’s top lawyer said in a Thursday letter to Congress.
How a New State Office Could Help to Solve Colorado’s Housing Crisis
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.
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.