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Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Federal workers in Jefferson County file one-fourth of Colorado’s 1,642 shutdown unemployment claims

Denver, Larimer and Arapahoe Counties also see double-digit share as claims as furlough drags on

Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published

Rocky Mountain National Park begins tapping recreation fees to pay some workers

Some staff may soon get paid, but ripple effect has contractors unable to get back pay, research on hold and local shops searching for sales alternatives

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Jared Polis wants Colorado 100 percent powered by renewable energy, but talk is easier than the walk

At least 9 Colorado governments are working to wean themselves from coal and natural gas, but they say getting to 100% solar and wind power is harder than it seems.

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Centennial just became Colorado’s largest city to launch an alternative broadband service. What about the other 100+ that voted to control their internet destiny?

As communities vote to opt out of the 2005 law preventing them from offering broadband, many are discovering that voting was the easy part