fiscal cliff

U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado (credit: CBS)

Rep. Cory Gardner Was Confident, But House Bill Collapses Again

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.

10/15/2013

Capitol Hill

Sequestration: What if it’s not a Disaster?

The impending sequestration cuts are being treated like an oncoming freight train that will derail and wreak havoc on our entire country. But what if the cuts are handled well and actually don’t hurt as bad as predicted?

02/26/2013

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Some Electronic Tax Returns Getting Rejected Because Of Fiscal Cliff

A CBS4 employee recently tried to file her tax return electronically but it was rejected by the Internal Revenue Service, and she’s not alone.

02/13/2013

Sen. Michael Bennet talked with CBS4 on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

Sen. Bennet Explains Why He Voted Against Fiscal Cliff Deal

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado was one of just three Democrats to go against his party and vote against the fiscal cliff deal in the Senate.

01/05/2013

Paul Ryan

Opinion: Over The Cliff

At midnight, not only did the ball drop in Times Square, ushering in a New Year, but Congress dropped the ball on delivering the country meaningful deficit reduction.

01/04/2013

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Vestas Not Saying If Workers Will be Re-Hired

Wind turbine manufacturer Vestas isn’t saying whether any of its laid-off Colorado workers will get their jobs back now that Congress has extended a wind tax credit.

01/03/2013

Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) speaks during the lighting ceremony of the 2012 Capitol Christmas Tree December 4, 2012.  (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Bennet Among 8 Senators Voting No On Cliff Deal

Colorado’s congressional delegation split on the compromise to break the fiscal cliff largely along party lines.

01/02/2013

Grover Norquist

Opinion: Enjoy The Last Day Of The Fiscal Cliff

If Congress manages to pass a feeble, last minute, deal on taxes it will be a deal that is long overdue. All of this could have been avoided.

12/31/2012

Congress (file photo credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Fiscal Cliff Secret: Time Travel

While we maybe heading over the “fiscal cliff”, our government has a secret weapon to address the problem in 2013, its own version of a time machine.

12/30/2012

Rep. Jared Polis (credit: CBS)

Rep. Polis Says Fiscal Cliff Contingency Plan Already In The Works

Senate negotiators are pessimistic about avoiding the fiscal cliff. Talks seem to have broken down but there is a contingency plan already in the works.

12/30/2012

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