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 toured the damage caused by flooding in Colorado on Monday and then held a news conference where he promised the federal government will help rebuild, but that wasn’t enough for some flood victims.
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.
Pascual LeDoux Academy is the first early-education center in the southwest part of the city.
Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado is visiting high-tech companies with facilities along the Front Range as Congress prepares to debate tax reform.
Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet is one of 12 senators who have been tapped for negotiating the thorny Farm Bill.
Senators for Colorado and Arizona want to see if unmanned aircraft can help fight wildfires.
Two senators are pushing the Federal Emergency Management Agency to detail its efforts to mitigate wildfires.