The number of unsheltered people is on the rise, and so is the chronically homeless population.
Counties and the state don’t disagree over the need for an increase for families experiencing poverty — just how to pay for it.
Celebrating five years, Street Fraternity is committed to inclusiveness in what is perhaps the most diverse neighborhood in Colorado: East Colfax.
Colorado's median household income went up in 2016 while poverty and the number of people uninsured went down.
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.