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Budget Cuts

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Colorado Nears Agreement On Replenishing Schools

A Colorado Democrat literally sang “Kumbaya” as the Senate agreed to a long-debated plan to start restoring K-12 budgets hurt by years of budget cuts.

04/30/2014

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Lockheed Martin Announces Layoffs, But Jobs Will Be Added In Colorado

Lockheed Martin is cutting 4,000 jobs, about 3.5 percent of its workforce, as the defense contractor continues to look for ways to lower costs amid reduced government spending.

11/14/2013

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Hagel: Cuts Have Begun To Hurt Military Readiness

Mandatory budget cuts have begun to hurt military readiness, but the armed forces will continue to do their job, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Friday.

06/28/2013

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Frontier Warns Of Longer Flight Delays This Summer

The airlines, including one of Denver’s largest carriers — Frontier — are warning of longer flight delays this summer. They say having fewer air controllers will take a toll on traffic.

04/24/2013

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Federal Budget Cuts Scuttle Army Chorus Appearance In Denver

The Colorado Symphony says that due to federal budget cuts, the U.S. Army Chorus won’t be able to travel to Denver to appear with the orchestra as planned May 18.

04/16/2013

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Colorado Senate Begins Budget Debate

The improving economy is giving Colorado lawmakers the power to restore budget cuts from recent years. But don’t expect both parties to widely agree on next year’s spending plan as the Senate debates the budget.

03/27/2013

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Federal Court Limits Calendar Due To Budget Cuts

With federal prosecutors bracing for looming furloughs, the chief judge of the U.S. District Court of Colorado has ordered that no criminal hearings or trials will be heard on Fridays from April 26 through Sept. 30.

03/26/2013

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Rocky Mtn. Nat’l Park To Suffer With Sequester

As the March 1 deadline for sequester, an $85 billion reduction in defense and domestic spending looms closer, Rocky Mountain National Park is getting ready.

02/28/2013

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Nuns Hop On A Bus To Protest Paul Ryan’s Budget Cuts

A group of nuns hopped on a bus for a rolling campaign to prevent cuts to programs for the poor.

11/13/2012

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Bennet, Udall To Help Obama Campaign Slam Romney Budget Plans

President Barack Obama’s campaign is trying to pencil in the details of Mitt Romney’s budget cuts.

10/15/2012

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