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Today is America Recycles Day. Colorado’s recycling rate is shockingly low.

Today is America Recycles Day, a national holiday dedicated to the promotion and celebration of recycling. But a new report released yesterday shows that Colorado's...

Colorado likely to snag more than $61 million for Volkswagen’s misdeeds

The Volkswagen, once associated with immaculate engineering and folksy buses full of Beatles fans, is about to reach a thud in its fall from...

PIRG to KFC: Quit using antibiotic-laden chickens

DENVER, CO -- Consumer watchdogs showed up at the KFC on Federal Boulevard this morning to demand the chain quit serving chickens pumped with...

Colorado corporations dodge U.S. taxes through offshore accounts, according to new...

It’s no conspiracy theory that mega-corporations benefit from dodging taxes and that there are a bevy of legal loopholes accountants use to ensure businesses...

Six Internet hygiene tips after 18 million hit by Chinese hackers

The Chinese government hacked federal employees' personal and security clearance information as part of a counterespionage campaign earlier this month. The Office of Personnel Management network was...

Lawmakers have six days to figure out what the Office of...

Representing Colorado consumers before the PUC and an assortment of federal agencies, the OCC has saved consumers $1.7 billion dollars, or $30 for every dollar spent to run the office. Even so, the OCC is set to expire unless the state legislature passes a bill in the next six days to keep the office running.

Consumer Advocate saves Colorado $1.7 billion; Lawmakers may forget to fund...

Brace yourself. You’re about to be bashed with a clunky government-agency name: Colorado’s Office of Consumer Counsel. As soon as you've recovered, take note: The...

Election Day youth voters heading to polls in steady stream at...

BOULDER-- Students make up a key voting bloc for Democrats this year, as they did in 2008 and, according to volunteers at the University of Colorado's flagship campus today, voting enthusiasm has picked up considerably since President Obama visited here on Thursday. Volunteers said voters are heading to campus polling stations at a steady trickle today and that they expect larger waves of students to turn out in the afternoon and evening.

Colorado government lags peers in financial transparency

Colorado has fallen behind most other states in its efforts to make the state's finances transparent to residents, according to a report released this week by The Colorado Public Interest Research Group (COPIRG).

Video: Capitol press “April foolsed”

Journalists showed up to an 8:30 a.m. press conference today where the identity of #coleg Twitter jokster(s) YO! JBC RAPS was to be revealed. It was an April Fools' joke.