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Colorado Prisons Make Small Profit From Inmate Work Program

Colorado prisons are making big profits from charging inmates for phone calls and other personal items, but they’re struggling to break even from shops run by inmate labor.

01/27/2015

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Lawmakers Want Larger Audit Of State Exchange

Lawmakers want a comprehensive audit of Colorado’s health insurance exchange after a state report criticized how officials are spending federal funds.

12/09/2014

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Marijuana Loophole In Colorado Under Scrutiny

Now that anyone who qualifies can open a retail pot shop in Colorado, state lawmakers will consider whether they should put limits on certain medical marijuana providers to close a potentially expensive legal loophole.

01/14/2014

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Lawmakers Approve Audit Of Colorado Energy Grants

Colorado auditors will investigate the State Energy Program’s grant expenditures to see whether there’s evidence of waste and fraud.

06/04/2013

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Colorado Division of Wildlife’s $32M Error Blamed On Sloppy Accounting

Sloppy accounting and staff turnover caused a $32.4 million miscalculation at Colorado’s Division of Wildlife, according to a state audit presented to lawmakers Monday.

06/04/2012

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Energy Office Head Calls For Audit For Unaccounted $9M

The head of the Governor’s Energy Office says his staff is trying to detail what happened to $9 million as a state lawmaker has called for an audit.

11/09/2011

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$32.4M Accounting Error At DOW To Be Investigated

Auditors will investigate a $32.4 million spending miscalculation disclosed this summer at the Colorado Division of Wildlife.

11/08/2011

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GOP Blasts Proposed Tax Changes For Colorado Casinos

Colorado Republicans criticized a recommendation to make casinos pay taxes under a single license so the state can collect millions of dollars more annually from the businesses.

11/08/2011

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Effort To Review Online Schools In Colorado Fails

A proposal to review online schools in Colorado failed Tuesday before a divided legislative committee that argued about the politics behind the requested investigation.

11/08/2011

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