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Guest Post: I, Too, Am Qualified

NOTE: The Colorado Independent occasionally runs guest posts from government officials, local experts and concerned citizens on a variety of topics. These posts are meant to...

Wiretap: The growing chances that Trumpcare will turn into a Trumpian-sized...

The question now isn't simply whether the Obamacare-replacement bill can survive. It's what the chances are that the whole thing will turn into a...

Follow up: Experts at AARP hearing say questions raise bigger implications...

Two panel experts were called by the health and oversight subcommittees of the House Ways & Means Committee at Friday’s hearing to investigate whether, based on its earnings, structure and business practices, AARP deserves to retain its nonprofit 503(c)4 tax-exempt status.

Democrats say AARP investigation is politically motivated

AARP support of health care reform draws House investigation of non-profit's tax status. Democrats call foul.

Obama budget cuts funding for elderly services

The Obama administration has proposed cutting funding for programs that go directly to senior services in the 2012 proposed budget, meaning many older Americans may lose federal aid to help pay for things like heat, food and public transportation.

Norton stumbles over more questions of past lobbying activity

Jane Norton’s murky past as a possible lobbyist continues to haunt her as the former Colorado lieutenant governor tries to curry Tea Party votes...

Suthers warns against scam selling subscriptions to extinct newspaper

Attorney General John Suthers told Colorado residents to be on the lookout for door-to-door scammers selling subscriptions to the "new" Rocky Mountain News, a Denver newspaper that ceased publication in February. According to a warning issued Friday by Suthers and AARP Elder Watch, salesmen have been selling the bogus subscriptions in Colorado Springs, telling victims they can only accept cash.