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6,000 Denver airport workers make under $15 an hour. A new...

The Denver International Airport workers who prepare your in-flight dinners and push your loved ones’ wheelchairs through the terminal don’t, in many cases, earn...

Democrats again push for local control over the minimum wage

This story was updated on May 3 to state that the bill was killed in Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs by a 3-2...

More money for poor students and cuts to central office: A...

Denver district officials are proposing to cut as many as 50 central office jobs next year while increasing the funding schools get to educate...

Wiretap: GOP pols learn to ignore Trump’s past statements because they...

Republicans have learned an important lesson during the healthcare battle, writes Ezra Klein in Vox. They don't have to worry about anything Trump has said...

New laws in the new year: minimum wage, human trafficking and...

Coloradans won’t be able to buy full strength beer in grocery stores in 2017, and it’ll still be illegal for communities to ban fracking....

Homestretch: The fight to raise Colorado’s minimum wage

Voters at polling centers across Colorado will soon be deciding on Amendment 70, a measure that would alter the state constitution to increase the...

What would raising the minimum wage actually do? Amendment 70, explained

Mike Chea is constantly calculating. The security guard at the Colorado Convention Center makes $12 per hour – a wage he says dictates nearly every...

Minimum wage advocates: Small businesses thrive when workers are paid more

Critics of a minimum wage increase in Colorado have a familiar refrain: Forcing employers to pay more will push small businesses to failure, especially...

7 crucial questions about Colorado’s minimum wage fight, answered

Mike Chea doesn’t get a moment of peace. Working as a security guard at the Colorado Convention Center, Chea is constantly calculating. He’s perpetually...

Fall ballot measures to tackle beer, the minimum wage, fracking and…ballot...

Voters could decide as many as a dozen ballot measures this fall, ranging from whether to allow grocery stores to sell beer and wine,...