Proponents say increase to $12 an hour by 2020 is much needed for working families, while foes predict job losses and failed businesses.
In November, Coloradans will vote on a measure that would raise the statewide minimum wage. Share your perspective on the proposal.
The governor opposes the universal health care initiative, but says he's "sympathetic" to most other ballot questions.
- The low cost of living in Pueblo means minimum wage workers there fare relatively better than their counterparts in most other cites, .Read more
New campaign finance reports also filed for supporters and opponents of grocery store beer sales, single-payer health care, a cultural tax and more.
As it is now, employees and consumers can't find out if businesses do things like pay below minimum wage or force overtime work without pay.
- DPS says the move will affect about 1,700 employees.Read more
Low-wage workers in the Denver metro area are required to work long hours just to live in the city and maintain a moderate lifestyle.
One would let local governments raise their minimum wages above the state’s. The other would put a statewide increase on the ballot.