More Than 750,000 Could Lose Food Stamps Under Trump Proposal -- Many The Poorest Of The PoorThe Trump administration's plans for food stamps could cost more than 750,000 people their benefits, and most of these people are among the poorest of the poor.
Mayor Declares Jan. 30 As 'Denver Human Services Staff Appreciation Day'The City of Denver is thanking its Denver Human Services employees for putting in extra hours during the government shutdown.
Gov. Polis 'Looking At Ways' To Help Furloughed Federal WorkersColorado Governor Jared Polis tells CBS4 he's looking at ways to help furloughed federal workers.
Millions Could Face Severe Cuts To Food Stamps Due To Government ShutdownMillions of Americans who receive benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) -- the nation's food stamp program — could have their assistance disrupted.
Trump Administration Proposes New Limits On Green Cards, VisasThe new rules proposed by the Trump administration would make it more difficult for immigrants to access public benefits.
Officials At Largest Colorado Food Bank Unsure About Trump Food Box ProposalThe White House wants a dramatic change to the food stamp system. It would mean boxes of food could replace part of a family's benefits.
White House Wants To Deliver Food To The Poor, Blue Apron-StyleThe Trump administration proposes replacing nearly half of poor Americans' monthly cash benefits with a box of food.
Colorado Group Creates 'Blueprint' To Close Hunger GapA group of government and nonprofit organizations across Colorado are coming together for some of Colorado’s most vulnerable.
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.