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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...

Polis rails against wasteful ‘soviet-style’ farm-bill policy

Washington predictably spared handouts to special interests and slashed support for the poor.

Farm Bill Dysfunction: Colo. Interest Groups, Farmers Groan as Congress Fiddles

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo.-- Last week U.S. Republican representatives voted to exclude the nation’s revamped food stamps program from the House version of the 2013 farm bill. This week, the Colorado Public Interest Research Group released a report on what it calls the farm bill’s wasteful agricultural-subsidy spending, joining with farmers to ask Congress to make real reforms before passing the vital five-year legislation.

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.