The Children’s Campaign is urging Coloradans to vote YES on Proposition 111 to cap the interest rate on predatory payday loans. If passed, payday loans would be subject to the same maximum allowable interest rate for all other installment loans in Colorado.
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Big news for transit equity: This week the Regional Transportation District (RTD) board voted to approve low-income and youth passes.
Our Annual Luncheon speaker, Jose Antonio Vargas, just released a new book, “Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen” and was interviewed this week on the Today Show.
Data released yesterday from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey show that Colorado’s child poverty rate fell to 12 percent in 2017, down from 13 percent in 2016 and the lowest level in more than a decade.
This week our team presented at community forums in Alamosa and Colorado Springs and got our first look at the changing aspen leaves as we drove through the Pike and San Isabel National Forests.
This week, we explain an additional layer of inequality in our school finance system: the ability of local voters to approve mill levy overrides or bonds.
Trump administration proposes rules to weaken long-standing agreement that protects immigrant children
The Trump administration released proposed rules that would make significant changes to a long-standing agreement that protects the safety and well-being of immigrant children in the United States. Known as the Flores Settlement Agreement, it protects immigrant children.