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Early Bird Special: Denver on top for homebuyers, Safeway workers say...

Jacko. Farrah. Farrah. Jacko. The '70s and the '80s, RIP. Oh, and by the way, here’s our daily roundup of some of the rest of today's news. • Denver is the best place in the country to buy a home, according to a Forbes study reported by The Denver Business Journal. It all comes down to Denver's strong "fundamentals," the report says, citing an increase in prices paid per square foot this year and less of a drop in transactions than other cities over the last year. “Denver scores very well in terms of being able to bring people into a stable housing market,” an economist said, pointing to great "growth potential." Cities following Denver on the list: Phoenix, Boston, San Diego and Los Angeles. Detroit was in the worst shape of 25 cities analyzed. Read the whole Forbes report here.

Grocery workers blast Ritter veto of bill to reinstate lockout benefits

Calling it "ill-advised and counterproductive" to enact a bill that would restore unemployment benefits to workers locked out during a labor dispute, Colorado Gov....

‘Right-to-work’ gets trampled in Colorado

On Election Day, Colorado voters decided against Amendment 47, a contentious “right-to-work” measure that sought to restrict the way unions organized in the state. It has been more than three decades since such a proposal was actually defeated on the ballot.

Salazar, Perlmutter oppose ‘right-to-work’ measure

Democratic U.S. Sen. Ken Salazar, a politician known for his moderate stances in Washington, D.C., joined U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-Golden) in breaking the usual political protocol of not wading into local issues to oppose Amendment 47, a “right-to-work” state ballot measure that would restrict the way labor unions organize.

Union Submits Measures for 2008 Ballot

The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) labor union in Colorado is planning to submit multiple ballot measures this week to be placed on...
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