When you’ve been involved in a serious traffic accident in Colorado, who comes to render aid, how much training and experience they have, and even how long it takes them to arrive will vary drastically, depending on where you are.
Jeannett Escarcega shows her son, John, 4, a photo on her mobile phone in their east Denver apartment on Sunday, May 9, 2013. Escarcega encountered the "cliff effect" after accepting a $14.00 an hour job that triggered the loss of $500 in monthly food stamp support and even more in child care assistance (which was later reinstated for a $350 per month fee).
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Perhaps the most important of the welfare reform measures passed by Congress 17 years ago doesn’t serve three-fourths of working poor families in Colorado according to an I-News analysis.