Following the passing of Amendment 64, legalizing marijuana for people over the age of 21, Colorado Attorney General John Suthers has released a statement Wednesday. Here's the full text:
"Despite my strongly held belief that the ‘legalization' of marijuana on a state level is very bad public policy, voters... more »
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - A new federal law co-sponsored by a Rhode Island congressman includes a requirement that states run credit checks on older foster children to protect them from identity theft, something child welfare advocates say is a troubling trend. The law, co-sponsored by U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin, directs... more »
Colorado Springs reptile shop Scales 'N Tails has been overrun this week with people bringing in baby turtles they bought from roadside sellers. They know this is just the start.
In recent weeks, reports have surfaced of roadside sellers in Colorado Springs offering baby turtles for around $10 apiece.... more »
Getting a nice tan will cost you more green now that the federal tanning salon tax is in effect.
The IRS expects to collect some $2.7 billion in taxes from tanning salons over the next decade, but local salons owners are worried that the 10 percent price increase will... more »
A new law that cuts banks out of the federal student loan business is costing 2,500 workers at Sallie Mae their jobs.
The nation's largest student lender has told 1,200 staffers in service centers in Killeen, Texas, and Panama City, Fla., they will lose their jobs by year-end. The... more »
The Supreme Court will consider throwing out the convictions of former Enron Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Skilling for his role in one of the largest scandals in U.S. business history.
The court said Tuesday it will hear Skilling's appeal of lower court rulings that upheld all 19 of his... more »