Colorado Department Of Human Services

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State Pulls License For Day Care Center In Longmont

A day care center in Longmont has closed as an investigation into child abuse claims gets underway.


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More Defendants In Colorado Tested For Competency

The Denver Post reports a steady rise in the past decade in the number of Colorado defendants being referred for mental exams to ensure they are competent to stand trial.


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A Look At Heroin Abuse In Colorado

Some states, including Colorado, are reporting a rise in heroin use as many addicts shift from more costly and harder-to-get prescription opiates to this cheaper alternative.


A gunman opened fire on people attending "The Dark Knight Rises" debut at the Century 16 theaters at the Aurora Mall on July 20, 2012. (credit: CBS)

Theater Attack Prompts New Colorado Mental Health Law

Days after a gunman entered a suburban Denver movie theater, killing 12 moviegoers and injuring 70 others, Gov. John Hickenlooper and Colorado health officials began talking about revamping a state mental health system that had been devastated by budget cuts.


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Bill Addressing Colorado Child Care Rules Defeated

Senators have rejected a Republican proposal to limit the scope of how Colorado regulates child care businesses.


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Sex Offender Accused Of Stealing Pictures From Day Cares

There are a lot of questions being asked about a registered sex offender accused of stealing pictures from two day cares.


Coloradans Receiving Burial Assistance Rising

The number of indigent burials paid for by the state of Colorado is rising.


Colorado Cuts Energy Subsidies

A 35 percent decrease in federal funding for Low-income Energy Assistance could hurt 17,000 people in Colorado.


Gov. John Hickenlooper at the 2011 Governors Summit of U.S. Chamber of Commerce June 20, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Hickenlooper Cutting Red Tape At Human Services

Gov. John Hickenlooper is making good on his promise to cut red tape, slashing more than 840 rules and regulations in the Colorado Department of Human Services.


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Program Increases Fathers Paying Child Support

Programs to promote fatherhood responsibility for children in Colorado is being credited for an increase in fathers paying child support.