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5 Facts About Hunger In ColoradoHunger is a pervasive problem in Colorado.
Colorado Considers Ban On Welfare Cards At Pot ShopsWelfare money or food stamps for marijuana? It's an urban legend that won't go away in Colorado, and state lawmakers this year are poised to pass a law clarifying that public benefit cards can't be used at dispensary ATMs.
Phone Company ‘Outraged’ By Fraud, Abuse In ‘Obamaphone’ ProgramA nationwide cellphone company distributing phones and cellphone plans in Denver as part of a massive government program says it is "outraged by the unacceptable actions" uncovered by a CBS4 undercover investigation.
Government's Free Phone Program Riddled With Abuse, FraudA federally regulated program providing free cellphone service and phones to the poor and needy in Denver appears to be riddled with waste, fraud and abuse, according to an undercover CBS4 Investigation.
Half Of Colorado Farmers Markets Take Food StampsMore people shopping at Colorado farmers markets and farmstands can now use food stamps to pay for their produce.
Sen. Bennet Has More Confidence About Passing Of Farm BillLawmakers 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.
Wrongly Imprisoned? Colorado Mulls CompensationColorado is beginning work on a standard compensation package for people imprisoned for crimes they didn't commit.
New Legislation Aimed At Helping Those Who Are Wrongly ImprisonedAn 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.
Opinion: Romney’s 47% Don't Pay Taxes Remark Is 100% ControversyRomney 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.
GOP Leadership Protects Their Budget While Cutting Ours
Denver Task Force Works To Eliminate 'Food Deserts'A Denver task force is trying to make sure everyone has access to healthy food.
New Applicants Tie Up Food Stamp BenefitsThousands 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.

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