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$25 Billion Colorado Budget Heads To Governor’s Desk

A $25 billion Colorado budget with taxpayer refunds and more funding for education is headed to the governor’s desk after state lawmakers gave final approval to the spending plan Friday.

04/17/2015

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Bill To Change Lives Of Children With Autism Moves Forward

A bill that could change the lives of hundreds of children in Colorado who are struggling with autism passed a state Senate committee on Thursday afternoon.

04/09/2015

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Lawmakers Give Initial OK To Colorado Budget For Next Year

Most of Colorado’s $25 billion budget for next year is already set in stone, but lawmakers will get a chance to make minor tweaks before they approve it and send it to the governor later this month.

04/01/2015

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Phone Company ‘Outraged’ By Fraud, Abuse In ‘Obamaphone’ Program

A 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.

01/26/2015

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Colorado Reports 171,000 Covered Under Affordable Care Act

Colorado officials are reporting 171,000 people have gotten health insurance under the Affordable Care Act for this year.

01/19/2015

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Tax Refunds At Top Of List For Colorado Lawmakers

Colorado lawmakers are preparing to debate tax refunds during what’s expected to be a packed legislative session where resolving complicated issues will be more challenging with each major party controlling a chamber of the Statehouse.

01/04/2015

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Colorado Insurance Sign-Ups Outpace Last Year

Individual insurance sign-ups under Colorado’s health care exchange are running ahead of the pace from a year ago, when the marketplace opened for the first time, state officials announced Monday.

11/24/2014

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Government’s Free Phone Program Riddled With Abuse, Fraud

A 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.

11/06/2014

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Next Colorado Budget Includes Refunds To Taxpayers

Colorado residents will get tax refunds because the state’s improving economy means government is collecting more revenue than it is allowed to keep under the voter-approved Taxpayer Bill of Rights.

11/03/2014

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Colorado Senate Candidates Clash On Energy

Democratic Sen. Mark Udall on Monday defended his support for a carbon tax, lashing back at criticism from his opponent who says plans to slash carbon emissions at coal-fired power plants raises energy costs for homeowners.

10/06/2014

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