Government Shutdown

A road damaged from flooding (credit: CBS)

Senate Shutdown Deal Includes Colorado Road Provision

Colorado’s senators say the deal to end the government shutdown includes a provision that would allow the state to get the money it needs to repair roads damaged by flooding.

10/16/2013

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

David J. Wineland, a physicist at the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Boulder, Colorado, speaks at a press conference held at NIST on October 9, 2012 in Boulder, Colorado. Wineland has won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics for "ground-breaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems."  Wineland has worked at NIST for 37 years and is internationally recognized for his research on trapped ions. (Photo by Dana Romanoff/Getty Images)

Shutdown Puts Nobel Prize Winners’ Work On Hold

Last October, David Wineland was basking in the limelight after winning the Nobel Prize in physics for his groundbreaking work in quantum physics.

10/15/2013

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Rocky Mountain National Park Gets 10,000 Visitors After Reopening

Rocky Mountain National Park got a boost over the weekend from the state and was able to temporarily reopen on Saturday.

10/14/2013

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Demonstrators Take Stand At The Colorado Freedom Memorial

A protest at memorials across the nation was part of Sunday’s Million Vet March. It reached all the way to Colorado as demonstrators took a stand at the Colorado Freedom Memorial in Aurora.

10/13/2013

Supermax prison in Florence (credit: CBS)

Supermax Corrections Officers Not Getting Paid, Prisoners Receive Checks

Corrections officers at the Supermax prison in Florence are not receiving paychecks because of the government shutdown but prisoners are.

10/11/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper talks with Jamestown Mayor Tara Schoedinger after the flooding. (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper’s Big National Park Score

By appealing to the federal government to allow Colorado to pay for the opening of Rocky Mountain National Park, Gov. John Hickenlooper may have reinvigorated more than the tourist season for Estes Park.

10/10/2013

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Feds To Let States Pay To Open National Parks

The Obama administration says it will allow states to use their own money to reopen some national parks that have been closed because of the government shutdown.

10/10/2013

University of Colorado (credit: CBS)

CU Antarctica Teams Waiting For Budget Resolution

University of Colorado scientists worry the government shutdown may freeze their scheduled research in Antarctica.

10/10/2013

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Air Force, San Diego State Game On For Thursday

The football game between Air Force and San Diego State will be played on Thursday night despite the partial government shutdown.

10/09/2013

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