There’s no doubt that Colorado’s strong economy will be a key selling point to voters if Gov. John Hickenlooper makes a White House run.
The Centennial State economy is expected to add more than 53,000 jobs in 2019.
Starting six years ago, the Western Slope town began rebuilding itself to be a friendly home for the thousands of veterans there.
Homeownership in the Denver area fell from 71 percent in 2005 to 53 percent in 2018.
Colorado’s $82 million increase in the 2018 budget will help. But tuition costs are still expected to grow by 3.7 percent at CU and 3 percent at CSU.
Lawmakers voted to increase the state’s reserves to 7.25 percent of general fund spending, or an estimated $730 million for the fiscal year that starts July 1.
Single family home construction has lagged since the Great Recession in most states, including Colorado.
According to a new report from the Kauffman Foundation, Colorado has the highest rate of young entrepreneurs in the country.
Colorado casinos are back from the Great Recession, although revenue hasn’t topped 2007's record year yet.