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Colorado Unemployment Drops To 5.5 Percent

The unemployment rate in Colorado dropped to 5.5 percent in June, a decrease of three-tenths of a percentage point.

07/18/2014

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Hancock Focuses On Economic Gains In Denver’s State Of The City Address

In a State of the City address heavy on employment, transit, tourism and business development, Mayor Michael Hancock on Monday trumpeted the city’s gains in attracting manufacturers and culturing an environment for start-ups.

07/14/2014

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Colorado Adds 3,300 Jobs From February To March

Colorado added jobs for the 29th straight month in March, and as the good economic news mounts, more people are seeking work, the state’s chief economist said Friday.

04/18/2014

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Veterans Get Better Chance For Being Hired With New Law

Veterans returning from military service have a higher unemployment rate than average but that’s all about to change thanks to a new law.

03/28/2014

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Colorado Unemployment Rate Holds At 6.1 Percent

Colorado’s unemployment remained at 6.1 percent in February as more people got jobs and even more joined the labor force.

03/28/2014

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Colorado Unemployment Rate Down In January

Colorado’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.1 percent in January, continuing a downward trend from last year.

03/17/2014

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Colorado Unemployment Rate Falls To 6.8 Percent

Colorado’s unemployment rate has declined to 6.8 percent, the lowest rate in nearly five years.

11/22/2013

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Colorado Jobs Shrink, But Jobless Rate Falls Slightly

Colorado nonfarm payroll jobs declined by 4,300 from July to August, but the state’s unemployment rate fell slightly as more people dropped out of the labor force.

09/20/2013

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Despite Losing Jobs, Colorado Unemployment Holding Steady

Colorado lost thousands of jobs last month, but the state’s unemployment rate is holding steady.

06/23/2013

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Colorado Jobs Level Reaches Pre-Recession Peak

The governor’s economists say Colorado’s employment levels are back to where they were before the recession and tax receipts continue to exceed expectations.

06/20/2013

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