A group representing the nation’s ski industry said Monday it expects no major impact on this year’s ski season because of federal furloughs.
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.
Some air traffic controllers at Denver International Airport are being furloughed because of federal budget cuts, but no significant flight delays have been reported as a result.
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.
Fort Carson says about 3,000 civilians employed by the Army post could potentially face unpaid furloughs, if automatic government spending cuts kick in March 1.
Bonuses handed out to three Aurora City Council appointees earlier this year have now become a campaign issue in Aurora’s mayoral race with two candidates blasting the bonuses.
Colorado Symphony musicians have voted to accept a pay cut.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced Tuesday that the city will cut nearly a hundred vacant jobs, and employees will take furlough days to balance a $100 million shortfall in the 2012 budget.