Supreme Court upholds health-care law
Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. on Thursday joined the liberal wing of the Supreme Court to save the heart of President Obama's landmark health-care law, agreeing that the requirement for nearly all Americans to secure health insurance is permissible under Congress's taxing authority.
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Jobs and the Economy
Personal income rose in Colorado during the first quarter, driven in part by gains in construction and manufacturing and a sharp jump in farm incomes, according to a report Wednesday from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.
U.S. jobless claims for the week ended June 23 fell 6,000 to 386,000, the Labor Department said Thursday.
The positive news just keeps coming in from the U.S. housing market, with data from the National Association of Realtors showing that pending home sales were up 5.9% in May.
A Denver group looking at bidding for the 2022 Winter Olympics said Wednesday the bid wouldn't burden taxpayers, and issued a recommendation to Gov. John Hickenlooper and Mayor Michael Hancock to move forward.