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Colorado grants $27 million to support career training, literacy programs, Indigenous curriculum

A sliver of federal coronavirus relief money for schools is moved on to programs in 19 districts hit especially hard by the pandemic

Education

Colorado Republicans buck Trump as House approves the president’s call for $2,000 relief checks

The House also overrode Trump's veto of the National Defense Authorization Act on Monday night. Colorado's U.S. Rep. Ken Buck was the only member of the state's House delegation to side with the president and vote to block the override.

Politics and Government

Unemployed Coloradans won’t see federal jobless aid for weeks despite Trump signing coronavirus relief bill

The lag is due to potential changes in guidelines by the U.S. Department of Labor and the need to reprogram Colorado’s unemployment computer system

Business

President Trump signs massive measure funding government, coronavirus relief

Democrats are promising more aid to come once President-elect Joe Biden takes office, but Republicans are signaling a wait-and-see approach

Politics and Government

“If we close, you can’t go to work”: Colorado child care centers poised for a big infusion of state money

More women than men have left the workforce and not returned since the pandemic. Lack, or fear, of child care is to blame.

Business

Colorado’s special legislative session on coronavirus relief set to begin Nov. 30

The special session will come only about a month before state lawmakers were set to convene on Jan. 13 for their normal legislative term.

Politics and Government