By Arthur Kane | | Nov 02, 2015 5:00 AM | 19
Politicans, who usually welcome endorsements, are denying a group is even a union, but state teachers union officials concede the Lewis Palmer Education Association is affiliated with the state and national Education Association.
By Arthur Kane | | Oct 27, 2015 3:29 PM | 78
Denver's Parks director Happy Haynes has spent considerable work hours on her school board position despite collecting $140,000 a year from taxpayers but her boss, Mayor Michael Hancock said that's not a problem.
By Arthur Kane | | Oct 27, 2015 5:00 AM | 608
Federal officials provided nearly $10 million in taxpayer money to fix up a property the owner claimed was worth less than $4 million, and when it defaulted taxpayers lost millions.
By Arthur Kane | | Oct 22, 2015 5:00 AM | 725
Newly appointed Parks Director Allegra Happy Haynes has spent several days a week since her appointment working on her school board job while collecting a paycheck from city taxpayers.
By Arthur Kane | | Oct 21, 2015 5:00 AM | 80
A response to an open records request came with a $32,000 price tag when wanted to review spending at the states workers compensation insurer, which has had a history of questionable spending.
By Tori Richards | | Oct 16, 2015 5:00 AM | 3.2K
Part 1 of 1 in the series Poison Hotline (EPA) A congressional committee will investigate reports that the Environmental Protection Agency wasted billions of dollars, including an effort to create its own militia with a prosecution arm to mirror the FBI’s. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-TX, told that a House committee will dig into allegations the EPA bought [...]
By Arthur Kane | | Oct 13, 2015 5:00 AM | 434
Increased crime is a big concern with legalized marijuana, but some question whether Denver police are accurately tracking drug-related crimes.
By Arthur Kane | | Oct 12, 2015 5:00 AM | 251
U.S. taxpayers paid for nearly $8 million for Colorado researchers to study health issues in places like Bangladesh and Zimbabwe.
By Arthur Kane | | Oct 09, 2015 5:00 AM | 16
A Colorado researcher has received nearly $15 million in NIH funding to study the disparities between native people but some thing the money could be better used elsewhere.
By Arthur Kane | | Oct 08, 2015 5:00 AM | 201
National Institutes of Health are providing millions in taxpayer money for studies some believe waste taxpayer cash.