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    CFI Fact Sheet: The State Child Tax Credit Means a Brighter Future for Colorado Families

    September 25, 2015
    A state Child Tax Credit goes a long way in helping Colorado's working families make ends meet and improving long-term economic and educational outcomes for a brighter future and better economy.

    CFI Issue Brief: Colorado Economic Recovery Can Reach More Coloradans by Protecting the EITC, CTC and Medicaid Expansions

    September 18, 2015
    The newest Census data shows that while there was a lower percentage of Colorado families living in poverty in 2014 than there were in 2013, we are merely back to 2007 levels of poverty.

    CFI Brief: Colorado Job Creation Not Enough to Keep Up with Population Growth since Great Recession

    September 8, 2015
    Though Colorado has one of the nation’s highest rates of job creation the state still has significantly fewer jobs than needed to keep up with population growth.
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