# Denver families
Denver nixes diaper tax, creates youth center
(Denver, Colo.) Denver ended its sales tax on diapers Monday, created a youth empowerment center, and invested almost $2 million in families. By ending its diaper tax, Denver will lose between $500,000 and $800,000 per year. The tax break also applies to adult incontinence supplies. Council members Amanda Sawyer and Jolon Clark worked together to sponsor the bill.
Denver considers spending $3 million to strengthen families
(Denver, Colo.) Denver will consider awarding several contracts Wednesday totaling more than $3 million to non-profits that strengthen families. The City Council will discuss the contracts at the Public Safety, Housing, Education and Homelessness Committee meeting. The money will pay for case management, employment skills, payments to parents and guardians and educational skills.