Impacts of Increasing Colorado’s Minimum Wage

Increasing Colorado's Minimum Wage

June 4, 2016 by Eric Fruits, Ph.D. President & Chief Economist Economics International Corp. 503-928-6635 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Economics International Corp. has been retained by the Common Sense Policy Roundtable to evaluate ballot initiatives which would mandate steep increases to Colorado’s minimum wage. The minimum wage initiatives would raise the state’s minimum wage to $12.00 […]

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 Colorado Jobs Today

Economic Truths Free enterprise growth creates more jobs. More jobs create more salaries. More salaries create more tax revenues. More tax revenues mean more government revenues. This “multiplier effect” of the growth in free enterprise is even more dynamic. With job growth comes: Demand for homes. Demand for more office space. Eventually, property values increase, […]

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