A recent University of Colorado study backs up many of the arguments made by businesses who opposed raising the minimum wage in Colorado. The study, published in the journal Regional Science and Urban Economics in May, comes after Colorado voters last November backed gradually raising the minimum wage to $12 per hour by 2020. The first […]
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Vowing to fight President Donald Trump’s “disastrous agenda,” Democrat Joe Neguse, the son of Eritrean immigrants and a former CU regent, declared Tuesday he’s running for the 2nd Congressional District seat held by U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, who is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor.
Democrat Joe Neguse, executive director of the state Department of Regulatory Agencies and a former CU regent, is “near certain” to run for the 2nd Congressional District seat held by fellow Democrat Jared Polis, who announced Sunday morning he’s running for governor, according to a top Democratic strategist close to Neguse.
It’s unfortunate that professor Jeffrey Beall has such an inaccurate view of his own university (“Beall: It’s time for regime change at the University of Colorado” Statesman May 17). Certainly it’s fair for faculty or others to criticize leadership for real or perceived problems, but we believe professor Beall missed the mark in several of […]
President Bruce Benson’s stewardship of the state’s flagship university system has stalled, and neither he nor his massive administration is articulating a clear vision or mission for CU. The university system has strayed from its role as the state’s flagship university and increasingly resembles a profit-seeking enterprise.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Victor Mitchell on Thursday proposed redirecting all of Colorado’s higher education funding to support degrees in STEM — science, technology, engineering and mathematics — and tripling the number of graduates in the fields.
CU Regent Kyle Hybl has “wholeheartedly” endorsed Colorado Springs Republican Chance Hill for next year’s election for the 5th Congressional District regent’s seat the term-limited Hybl holds, Hill’s campaign announced this week.
Colorado’s campus free speech bill on Tuesday won a unanimous 64-0 vote on the state House floor. It was another triumph of bipartisan support for a bill that was early linked in the minds of lawmakers to contentious conservative cable-news narratives but that broke increasingly free with each committee and floor debate to be embraced […]