While local and state government agencies are curbing services, furloughing employees and laying off workers due to shrinking budgets, a 4 On Your Side Investigation found at the same time, taxpayers are shelling out millions of dollars to retiring workers for unused sick days.
A report by The Denver Post shows that tax credits created more than 20 years ago to spark economic development in the poorest areas of Colorado are now available in more than 70 percent of the state.
The city of Denver is bringing in thousands of dollars in fines every year by ticketing people who stop at red lights.
Members of Denver City Council are defending their decision to repeal a law passed by voters. The council voted 9-1 Monday night to overturn the law.