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Half Of Colorado Farmers Markets Take Food Stamps

More people shopping at Colorado farmers markets and farmstands can now use food stamps to pay for their produce.

08/09/2014

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Sen. Bennet Has More Confidence About Passing Of Farm Bill

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are trying to trim the budget, and that means millions of Americans will be trimming theirs. If there’s no compromise on the Farm Bill, Americans could end up paying much more at the supermarket.

10/30/2013

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Wrongly Imprisoned? Colorado Mulls Compensation

Colorado is beginning work on a standard compensation package for people imprisoned for crimes they didn’t commit.

03/07/2013

Robert Dewey (credit: CBS)

New Legislation Aimed At Helping Those Who Are Wrongly Imprisoned

An effort is under way to change Colorado law and make it so that people who wrongfully imprisoned get adequately compensated for the time they had to spend behind bars.

12/12/2012

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Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don’t Pay Taxes Remark Is 100% Controversy

Romney thought he was talking amongst his teammates in the locker room last May 17 only to find out that there was somebody on the other team hiding behind the lockers. Had he known a member of the other team was lurking back there, he would have chosen his words more carefully and had presented more carefully-chosen data than the data of which he swiftly generalized.

09/19/2012

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GOP Leadership Protects Their Budget While Cutting Ours

On Friday, June 8, House Speaker John Boehner, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and the Republican caucus perfectly summed up exactly how little regard they have for the American public. They talk about budget cuts. […]

06/13/2012

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Denver Task Force Works To Eliminate ‘Food Deserts’

A Denver task force is trying to make sure everyone has access to healthy food.

12/06/2011

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New Applicants Tie Up Food Stamp Benefits

Thousands of Coloradans who need help aren’t getting it because of a massive backlog. They’re being forced to go without benefits like food stamps, Medicaid and other state assistance.

09/15/2011

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