WSCC Receives Daniel’s Fund Grant

Congratulations to WSCC on their $250,000 grant from the Daniel’s Fund. Click below to learn more about how the college will use this funding for ongoing programs. Learn More

Monthly Economic Indicators January 2024

Dear EDC Investors, Partners and Friends, The EDC team is gearing up for our Toward a More Competitive Colorado event on Tuesday, January 30. We hope to see you there to discuss what makes Colorado economically competitive and where we still have room to grow. Additionally, there will be an economic forecast presentation from our […]

Voter-led “Waste No More” ordinance

Construction and Demolition Debris Recycling and Reuse Plan  Ballot Initiative 306, known as Waste No More, was approved by voters in November 2022. This ordinance requires nearly all construction and demolition projects to separate and recycle, at a minimum, all readily recyclable concrete, asphalt, clean wood, scrap metal, and corrugated cardboard. The ordinance also requires […]

End of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Background on the Colorado Public Health Emergency (PHE) Leave All employers in Colorado have been obligated to provide PHE leave since January 1, 2021 for COVID-19 related absences. The law was enacted to address the COVID-19 pandemic and contains broad language applicable to any public health emergency declared by federal, state, or local public health agency. […]

Monthly Economic Indicators May 2023

Metro Denver EDC Dear EDC Investors, Partners and Friends, Last month, the Metro Denver EDC, in collaboration with the Colorado Space Coalition, Colorado Air and Space Port, and the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, hosted a reception at the 38th Space Symposium. We want to thank Governor Polis and Lieutenant Governor Primavera for […]

Monthly Economic Indicators April 2023

Metro Denver EDC Monthly Economic Indicators Highlights: All seven counties in Metro Denver reported over-the-year decreases in the unemployment rate in February. Adams and Arapahoe counties reported the largest drop of 1.4% over-the-year. The Metro Denver unemployment rate has remained below 3% for 10 consecutive months. Denver International Airport announced that over 5.5 million passengers were served […]

Metro Denver EDC: Benchmark for Monthly Economic Indicators March 2023

Dear EDC Investors, Partners and Friends: The Current Employment Statistics (CES) employment estimates, which are derived using a sampling methodology, are benchmarked annually each March to actual employment counts from a census of the employer population. These counts come primarily from employment data provided in unemployment insurance tax reports that nearly all employers are required to […]

Paid Family Medical Leave Town Hall

The FAMLI team held another statewide Virtual Town Hall today. As promised, you will find links to the slide decks and recordings of todays’ sessions below.  Watch the recording View The slide deck If we didn’t get to your question today, we will have more town halls coming up soon! Please subscribe to our newsletter […]