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Coloradans to Stop Predatory Payday Lending Submits Over 188,000 Signatures – Rev. Dr. Anne Rice-Jones

Dear Powerful and Prophetic Leaders, Amazed! Inspired! Grateful! On behalf of Coloradans to Stop Predatory Payday Loans and Together Colorado, we thank you for your excellent performance in achieving our target goal for signature collection. It is uplifting to be celebrating a terrific milestone this week, as we delivered 78 boxes of petitions which includes […]

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10% TANF Increase Passes After Almost a Decade!

Colorado’s Human Services Board voted 6-2 to increase the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) monthly grant by 10%, $46/month, on July 6. It had passed a first hearing in June, in the face of substantial opposition by some counties, who are reluctant to spend surplus TANF funds that they have on hand. This increase […]

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As groups reflect on the 2018 legislative session and look ahead to 2019, middle class economic security takes center-stage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Felicia Griffin, Executive Director, United for a New Economy (UNE) – [email protected] – 720-626-5746 Following the end of Colorado’s 2018 legislative session, organizations representing a diverse range of communities across the state launched a new initiative highlighting successes and next steps for a number of key initiatives aimed at boosting prosperity for hard-working Coloradans. […]

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Colorado House passes bill to let local governments raise their minimum wage – Denver Business Journal

“Colorado House Democrats pushed a measure through their legislative chamber Thursday that would allow cities and counties to raise their minimum wage above the level of the state’s… despite warnings about job loss to automation, claims of socialism and a party-line vote that seems likely to doom the bill in the Republican-controlled Senate. House Bill […]