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Colorado GOP Constituents Also Depend On Jobless Aid

When federal emergency unemployment benefits expired last month, the effects ran deep in a Colorado county marked by two exit ramps off Interstate 25 – one leading to the conservative religious group Focus on the Family, the other to the Fort Carson Army post.

01/14/2014

The rally at Aurora City Hall (credit: CBS)

Colorado Group Demands Unemployment Benefits Extension

Some Coloradans are demanding Congress extend long-term unemployment benefits.

01/07/2014

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Democrats Give Up Benefits For Locked-Out Workers

Colorado Democrats have backed off a bill to allow unemployment benefits workers locked-out by employers as a defensive maneuver during labor disputes.

05/03/2013

An image from the Safeway lockout in 1996 (credit: CBS)

Bill Extends Unemployment Benefits To Locked Out Workers

Unions and businesses are going to battle at the state Capitol over a bill that would extend unemployment benefits to certain workers in labor disputes.

04/22/2013

The Colorado Deptartment of Labor & Employment (credit: CBS)

CBS4 Investigates Unemployment Benefits Going To The Wealthy

Among the hundreds of thousands of Coloradans who applied for unemployment last year were a handful of people who made more than $100,000 at the time they were laid off.

11/27/2012

A destroyed home is viewed in a neighborhood affected by the Waldo Canyon fire on June 30, 2012 in Colorado Springs. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Unemployment Help Offered To Fire Victims

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment is offering unemployment benefits to workers who lost their jobs and others who are unable to work because of the High Park and Waldo Canyon wildfires that began on June 9.

07/11/2012

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Colorado Cracking Down On Unemployment Fraud

Colorado is cracking down on people who are taking advantage of the unemployment benefits system. The Department of Labor said fraud has increased along with the number of claims.

09/14/2011

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