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Guest Post: Farm Bill can work for Colorado if we take...

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...

Nation’s farm bill expires, critical programs shutter as government shuts down

DENVER -- On Monday, as House Republicans determined to defund the Affordable Care Act steered the federal government toward shut down, the limping extension of the now-five-year-old law that governs the nation’s farm policy expired.

Tipton, Gardner cite scant snowpack as reason to add reservoirs, remove...

Colorado's skimpy snowpack is setting off alarm bells for U.S. Reps. Cory Gardner and Scott Tipton. But not because they interpret the drought as a sign of human-caused climate change. The way they see it, Congress should slash environmental protections — not strengthen them.

Bennet urges new meat industry anti-trust regulations, while sustainability advocates look...

Sen. Michael Bennet urged Pres. Barack Obama late last week to finalize and implement rules to even the playing field for small ranchers and chicken farmers in competition with corporate giants in the industry. Sustainable food advocates, who have been traveling the country asking legislators to sign on to similar letters, claimed the senator's move as a minor victory in what they see as a battle between David and Goliath.

Farmers say thanks to Salazar for pumping the brakes on oil...

Farmers in the Rocky Mountain states of Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico unveiled an interesting ad buy over the weekend, praising Interior Secretary Ken...