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RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

Aug 8, 2017
I had the honor of attending and participating in an interesting event last week at the Pueblo chapter of the NAACP. Focused on predatory lending, the meeting featured research from our friends at the...
Aug 8, 2017
How does inequity hold us back from ensuring all Coloradans lead healthy lives?  This was the central, challenging question at the heart of this year's Colorado Health Foundation Symposium. The annual event...
Aug 1, 2017
In Colorado, 201,000 family households have female breadwinners. For 25 percent of those homes living below the poverty level, every penny counts, especially the ones women miss out on...
Jul 27, 2017
The ill-conceived Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) was voted down earlier this week, but the bill's proponents have another bad idea waiting in the wings.   A ...
Jul 20, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education is unlawfully delaying efforts to protect students from unfair practices in the for-profit college industry. That’s what the attorneys general from 18 states and the District of Columbia are alleging in their recent lawsuit. The outcome of the suit could have significant implications for Col...
Jul 17, 2017
Update: September 25, 2017: Word has it the Senate may take up a vote to repeal the CFPB forced arbitration rule as soon as tomorrow. Call Senators Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet now and tell them to protect your rights over Wall Street's.  Update: July 25, 2017: The CFPB rule protecting consumers from predatory fine print is now...
Jul 7, 2017
Working Poor Families Project members were excited to discuss Colorado’s efforts toward strengthening the early childhood education workforce as part of a larger conversation about early childhood education. In the next ten years, Colorado will see a...
Jun 23, 2017
Three Reasons Why the Senate’s “Better Care” Bill is Anything But  The nonpartisan Colorado Health Institute predicts that we will see 630,000 fewer insured Coloradans and face state budget los...
Jun 21, 2017
Tomorrow, U.S. Senate Republicans are expected to finally reveal their secret health care bill - a bill so secret that many members of their own caucus don't know what's in it. When the House passed their deeply unpopular plan last month, many hoped that the Senate would greatly improve it. So far, those hopes have yet to be realized. It seems that...

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