“I don’t know how much more parents can pay,” said Diane Price, who heads a nonprofit network of seven centers in Colorado Springs.
Bell Policy Center expects to release its findings about wage stagnation and other factors squeezing Colorado workers Friday in its new Guide to Economic Mobility in Colorado report
"The balance between costs of housing in the city and wages… those two are grossly out of line."
Minimum-wage workers in Colorado will get a voter-approved raise in January, but where their additional cents will come from still remains to be seen.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, these professions earn, on average, less than $12 an hour.
Amendment 70 would gradually increase Colorado's minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2020, with annual cost-of-living increases after that.
Edwin Zoe, owner of Chinese restaurants in Denver and Boulder, took to Facebook to ask for support on Amendment 70.
Louisville-based Magellan Strategies dropped some insight Wednesday into four statewide measures on the November ballot.
Here's what's on the ballot and what's still awaiting approval from the Colorado Secretary of State's Office.
The Secretary of State's Office confirmed there are enough valid signatures.
Deadline looms for Colorado ballot measures
Colorado Families for a Fair Wage submitted 200,000 signatures to the Colorado Secretary of State this week to put a higher minimum wage on the ballot.
A study released this week by the Center for Improving Value in Healthcare found that free-standing ERs have run up big bills for unsuspecting patients.
Five working mothers discussed their struggles working for minimum wage, often without paid sick leave, in a Denver that has experienced a 13.6 percent increase in the cost of living in the last five years.