Colorado’s U.S. senators have joined across party lines to try to derail government shutdowns.
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.
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.
Last October, David Wineland was basking in the limelight after winning the Nobel Prize in physics for his groundbreaking work in quantum physics.
Rocky Mountain National Park got a boost over the weekend from the state and was able to temporarily reopen on Saturday.
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.
Corrections officers at the Supermax prison in Florence are not receiving paychecks because of the government shutdown but prisoners are.
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.
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.
University of Colorado scientists worry the government shutdown may freeze their scheduled research in Antarctica.