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Guest Post: Growing and eating nutritious food is a right, not...

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...

GRIEGO: Colorado has a problem with hunger. What’s happening in Washington...

In Congress, the land of posturing and pandering, a tussle is going on in a House committee over the Farm Bill, and before you...

Q&A: The typical Coloradan suffering from chronic hunger is a child...

 Kathy Underhill is the chief executive officer of Hunger Free Colorado, a nonprofit founded in 2009 to tackle the issue of hunger in Colorado...

Colorado slogging behind nation on food stamps

DENVER - People are at their best when they have enough to eat, but one in seven Coloradans still doesn't know when or where...

Wiretap: So far from Mayberry

You've seen the pictures of the protests in Ferguson, Mo., after the police shooting of Michael Brown. How did this come to be? What does it mean for our country?

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

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

Colo. hunger watchers welcome long-stalled farm bill deal

Congress spent two years kicking the can down the road, but it appears members are finally prepared to vote on a farm bill this week.

Wiretap: The war on the war to help the people who...

Fifty years after Lyndon Johnson launched the War on Poverty, the battle now is about who won. Nobody won.

Wiretap: The President is sorry and so is 60 Minutes

This is how bad it has gotten. President Obama had to go on TV to apologize for the disastrous Obamacare rollout. It wasn't much of an apology. Now he'll have to apologize for the apology.

Coming food program cuts will bring hunger, economic pain

Benefits passed in 2009 expire November 1, which means families receiving assistance can expect to lose about 16 meals per month.