There had been talk the U.S. House of Representatives could vote Tuesday night on a new bill that would reopen the government and keep the country from falling over the fiscal cliff, but it all collapsed again.
While officials promise that direct aid to Colorado flooding victims won’t be affected by a possible government shutdown, a standoff in Washington could still end up hurting the state’s recovery efforts.
Vice President Joe Biden is in Colorado for a helicopter tour of flood damage and to survey recovery efforts.
All of Colorado’s U.S. congressional delegation so far has said they haven’t decided if they’ll vote to allow a limited strike on Syria.
The Army said Tuesday it will consider cancelling one of several clearances that Fort Carson would need to expand a training site in southeastern Colorado.
U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner is defending his amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that requires a congressional vote before the Army can ever expand its Pinon Canyon training site.
Immigration activists are targeting four Colorado congressmen home for the Fourth of July recess.
The Senate passed a measure that would put illegal immigrants in Colorado and in the U.S. on the path to citizenship. Sen. Michael Bennet played a key role in developing that legislation.
A sweeping immigration reform bill looks like it’s headed to passage in the Senate after some significant additions to the bill were unveiled on Friday.
Several Colorado counties that strongly oppose increased regulation of the oil and gas industry say they want to form their own state.