Dot Org: Economic Literacy Colorado

Economic Literacy Colorado prepares students with the economic and personal finance skills to effectively participate as responsible and productive members of society.  President and CEO Debbie Pierce talks with host Rae Solomon.   Download  

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Minimum Wage Ballot Initiative Begins

“For us, it’s a moral issue that no one that’s working full-time should be living in poverty,” said Lizeth Chacon, the co-chair of Colorado Families for a Fair Wage. Chacon said the substantial early numbers are indicative of strong public […]

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Stories of the River: Solution to Scarcity on the Colorado River

Most of the new information being circulated about the Colorado focuses on dwindling flows, record low reservoir levels, vanishing groundwater and deteriorating river ecosystems, however, we ARE seeing successes and solutions in the fight to protect the Colorado. Earlier this […]

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Economic Impact of the Colorado River

Seven states and around 40 million people are dependent on the Colorado River, making it a vital economic resource. In this episode of KGNU’s Stories of the River Hannah Leigh Myers addresses the economic significance of the Colorado and how the waning […]

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Capitol Conversation: The Colorado Budget

The annual Colorado budget is making its way through the statehouse. It cleared the Senate on a vote of 21 to 14 passing largely along party lines, with three Democrats joining Republicans to support it. Bente Birkeland asked John Frank with […]

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