By Arthur Kane | | Apr 30, 2015 4:31 PM
A bill intended to block ATM welfare withdrawals at strip bars, liquor stores, pot dispensaries and casinos, which was introduced after a series of stories exposed thousands of tax dollars taken out at those locations, passed the Colorado Legislature and is on Gov. John Hickenlooper's desk.
By Joshua Sharf | | Apr 30, 2015 9:17 AM | 151
With Republican support, the Colorado Legislature is considering a bill that would authorize the state to issue up to $10 billion in bonds to prop up the state’s drastically under-funded public pensions.
By Arthur Kane | | Apr 30, 2015 5:00 AM
By Arthur Kane | Attorneys for Nathan Dunlap, convicted of multiple murders, continue to charge taxpayers thousands of dollars despite virtually no chance of Dunlap being put to death under the next four years of the Gov. John Hickenlooper administration. Taxpayers paid attorney Philip Cherner $9,522.46 on April 9, and attorney Mary Claire Mulligan requested payment for [...]
By Arthur Kane | | Apr 28, 2015 5:00 AM
Judicial employees teaching at the University of Colorado on state time don’t just get a larger paycheck — several will receive a boost in their taxpayer-funded retirement by thousands, in one case as much as $20,000 a year, has learned.
By Marjorie Haun | | Apr 22, 2015 11:51 AM | 80
Colorado's marijuana industry is at odds with Earth Day, whose environmental movement initially brought about the marijuana culture.
By Arthur Kane | | Apr 22, 2015 5:00 AM
The Colorado Judicial Branch has refused to disclose information about the work schedule of the chief justice and other employees after documented some top judicial officials were paid additional public money to teach on state time.
By Joshua Sharf | | Apr 21, 2015 9:00 AM | 16
Watchdog Arena analysis finds that Colorado is a leading debtor on average compared to the rest of the United States.
By Eric Boehm | | Apr 20, 2015 12:46 PM
Ice cream is wonderful. Beer is wonderful (as long as you’re at least 21 years old, of course). Putting them together? Well, maybe not the most obvious of flavor combinations, but I guess I’d be willing to give it a shot.
By Joshua Sharf | | Apr 20, 2015 11:26 AM
Colorado's economic outlook ranking in this year's 'Rich States, Poor States' report should draw alarm in terms of long-term growth.
By Joshua Sharf | | Apr 16, 2015 2:43 PM
A bill in front of the state Legislature may compliment Denver Public Schools' openness to charter schools by creating another avenue for authorization.