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Immigrant Rights Groups Rally Opposition to Farmworker Bill

In what is sure to be a rousing committee hearing later today, lawmakers will debate a controversial proposal to create a state system to...

Proposed Bill Signals Hope for Farmers and Trouble for Rights Groups

A bill to help short-handed Colorado farmers is being criticized by some as the wrong way to address the shortage of agricultural workers in...

Protesters Ask Chipotle to Put its Money Where the Burrito Goes

The hometown fast food joint, Chipotle Mexican Grill, has built a reputation for preferring naturally raised pork purchased from family farms. Activists would like...

Denver Protest Demands Fair Wages for Florida Farmworkers

As much as 90 percent of the tomatoes sold in the winter are grown in Florida. A coalition of progressive organizations wants corporate giants...
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