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Some unemployed Coloradans will see Trump’s extra $300 a week benefit starting in mid September. But it won’t last.

The president’s Lost Wages Assistance will only help people who have already filed for unemployment. And the Trump administration only provided Colorado enough money to last three weeks.

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William Perry Pendley, acting head of Bureau of Land Management, hangs on despite nixed nomination

Colorado's Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner refused to say if he supported Pendley or not

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Colorado attorney general in discussions with other states about legal action to protect U.S. Postal Service

The talks come as fears over the Trump administration’s degradation of the Postal Service ahead of the November election have reached a fever pitch

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Colorado to extend state benefits to the unemployed for 13 more weeks

Gov. Jared Polis planning to apply to FEMA for $300 bonus weekly unemployment pay through President Donald Trump's executive order

Trump’s order to extend unemployment benefits could cost Colorado $31.1 million a week — money it doesn’t have

Meanwhile, the state’s unemployment trust fund will run out of money this month while there are still nearly 311,000 workers receiving jobless benefits

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EPA settles lawsuit with Utah over Gold King Mine spill

Utah’s lawsuit was one of several legal claims filed over the incident, but no other settlements have been reached, the EPA said Wednesday

Littwin: As feds sweep Portland streets, there’s no reason to think Denver couldn’t be next

For Trump, this is probably no more than an attempt to revive his fading re-election hopes. But in reality, sending in unwanted and unneeded and unmarked federal agents is so much worse than that.

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