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Defending Colorado’s Consumer Advocate

For 30 years, Colorado’s consumer advocate, the Office of Consumer Counsel (OCC), has gone to bat for Colorado consumers on gas, electric and telephone matters. All told, it has saved Coloradans more than $1.7 billion on their bills. Despite this track record of success, in 2015 the state legislature came close to eliminating it. CoPIRG helped mobilize public support and generate media attention to save the OCC.

Preparing The Way For 21st Century Transportation

In 2009, CoPIRG worked with a broad coalition to secure $16 billion of federal stimulus money for transit projects that will create jobs.

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Making Prescription Drugs Affordable For All

Gov. Bill Ritter signed a measure to create a preferred drug list and investigate a prescription drug buying pool

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Saving Energy And Money

Gov. Ritter signed a CoPIRG-backed bill to set energy-saving goals and help utilities provide new energy efficiency programs for customers.

President Appoints "America's Consumer Watchdog"

CoPIRG applauds President Obama for standing up for consumers by making a recess appointment of former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray to head the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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