Gov. Jared Polis speaks to reporters on Jan. 16, 2019, about his budget proposal. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Gov. Polis says the federal shutdown isn’t impacting Colorado’s state budget — but that could quickly change

More than 2,200 unemployment claims related to the federal shutdown have been filed in Colorado

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Nicolais: Have unions gotten their mojo back in Colorado?

Fueled by economic conditions and led by the Denver teachers’ strike, unions could be poised to reverse decades of decline with a King Soopers strike looming