On the 2016 ballot: Amendment 70 would raise Colorado's minimum wage from its current level of $8.31/hr to $12/hr by 2020.
When it comes to fairness in education funding, Colorado received a "C" grade in the Education Law Center's "Is School Funding Fair" Spring 2015 report card.
New research says Colorado was one of 17 states where all income growth from 2009 to 2012 went to the top 1 percent.
Data shows there's been very little change in poverty in most poor neighborhoods from 1970-2010 and the number of poor neighborhoods is growing.
The metro area's population in poverty went from 10,334 in 2000 to 21,770 in 2008-2012 -- an increase of 110 percent.
Filmmaker captures the stories behind Denver’s street kids in an upcoming documentary about America’s homeless youth.
Though the state’s lowest ranking came in the area of health care – 39th in the nation - Colorado is showing progress there.
In Colorado Matters' monthly education roundup, learn about why high school grades matter more than college entrance exams and a radical new idea in children’s play.
Nearly four in 10 Colorado households are living so near the edge of financial insecurity that they lack the reserves to survive three months if an emergency struck, according to a new report.