Phil Weiser said the president’s order Friday goes against the rule of law. Other Democrats have threatened lawsuits pushing back against the move and the ACLU has already vowed to sue
“It feels like a Band-Aid”: Colorado federal workers’ unemployment claims near 3,000 as short-term shutdown deal is reachedBy Jesse Paul Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Here’s how Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet voted as the U.S. Senate rejected both plans for reopening governmentBy The Associated Press Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Opinion: Americans deserve a government that works for all of us — not just for the oil and gas industryBy Jennifer Rokala Opinion
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
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
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
Patent office and federal courts running out of reserve funds while SNAP faces end-of-the-month funding deadlines
You can still file a patent but not an IPO. National parks are open but the bathrooms are closed. US Courts are open for another week or so.
Colorado-based Santa tracker will still run despite government shutdown; Rocky Mountain National Park impacted
Rocky Mountain National Park's gates were open, but staffing was cut back and roads were not being cleared of new snow
Colorado, other states paid big sums to keep federal parks open during the 2013 shutdown. Utah says it’s unlikely to recoup its $1M tab.
Colorado paid to keep Rocky Mountain National Park open