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Colorado state Rep. Angela Williams, D-Denver, left, said at the state Capitol building in Denver on Jan. 30 that she and Rep. Joe Salazar, D-Thornton, right, plan to introduce a measure that would create a commission to take a detailed look at specific areas where racial and ethnic minorities lag in Colorado.

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Losing Ground: State officials seek examination of inequality

Two Colorado lawmakers plan to push for a comprehensive examination of racial and ethnic inequality in the state as a precursor to future legislation aimed at closing some of the gaps that separate Latinos and African-Americans from whites.

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