Originally published on Fri October 5, 2012 1:01 pm
By Caitlin Kenney
The Labor Department revised the number of jobs added in July up by 40,000 jobs and the number of jobs added in August up by 46,000. These revisions have some people asking questions about the way the Bureau of Labor Statistics measures employment.
According to a new analysis of 2011 Census figures – a higher percentage of Coloradans are living in poverty than in 2007, before the economic recession began. Poverty rates in northern Colorado have remained steady.