Position: Colorado News Connection

Farm Bill draft would end SNAP benefits to jobless caregivers

DENVER – The U.S. House Agriculture Committee is expected today to hear a draft Farm Bill that would require millions of people currently caring for children, and those between the ages of 50 and...

DATE: April 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado groups oppose cuts to SNAP benefits

DENVER – Groups that advocate for children, the elderly and people with disabilities are rolling up their sleeves in the wake of the budget passed last week in the U.S. House of Representatives....

DATE: Oct. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Net neutrality effort based on false claims

DENVER – As the FCC takes steps to reverse net neutrality, a term for a free and open internet, researchers say a key assumption for the move does not hold water. In his argument to revisit the...

DATE: July 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Ski resorts’ economics hinder health coverage

DENVER – Skiers and snowboarders from across the country are hitting the slopes in Colorado, but the unique economics of resorts makes providing them with health coverage tricky. According to the...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: More Sports

Survey: Income, access hamper healthy living

DENVER – How much money you make and your ethnic background have a big impact on neighborhood infrastructure and your chances for a healthy life, according to a new report by the Urban Land...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado companies step up to stop methane waste

DENVER – Companies in the business of capturing lost methane, the primary component of natural gas, are taking their show on the road this week to present to local officials on Colorado’s Western...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

FLC students to march for free tuition, wages

DENVER – On Thursday, students from more than 100 campuses, including Fort Lewis College, will join a national day of action demanding tuition-free public college, cancellation of all student debt,...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2015 | CATEGORY: Education

Women challenge hopefuls to close pay gap at University of Colorado Boulder GOP debate

DENVER – Colorado women have a message for presidential candidates: “We want equal pay.” The Women’s Foundation of Colorado released a report last week on the status of women in the state’s...

DATE: Nov. 2, 2015 | CATEGORY: Business

Campaign seeks funding for licenses

DENVER – Immigrant-rights groups have launched a campaign to rescue a law that gives immigrants living in Colorado illegally the opportunity to get a driver’s license or state ID. Jennifer Piper,...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: State Nation World

Go ahead, make a stand for good health

DENVER – According to a new University of Iowa study, employees with desks that force them to stand at regular intervals stood 60 minutes more per workday than co-workers with regular desks. Lucas...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2015 | CATEGORY: Living

Street sign wording a key to safety

DENVER – Misunderstandings on the road between cyclists and motorists can be deadly. But a simple change in the wording of traffic signs could help clarify how drivers and bicyclists should safely...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

Report: TABOR raises tax bills

DENVER – More than 80 percent of Coloradans are paying more in property taxes now than they would have if the Taxpayer Bill of Rights had never passed according to a new study by Colorado State...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News