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  1. Possible effects of a government shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Journal-Advocate

    Colorado braced Friday for the possibility of a government shutdown as lawmakers on Capitol Hill appeared no closer to reaching a deal before a late-Friday night deadline. The most immediate impact on Colorado - as with the rest of the country - would be the furlough of thousands of federal workers whose jobs are deemed non-essential by the administration.

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  2. Here's how a federal government shutdown could affect Colorado -...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Colorado braced Friday for the possibility of a government shutdown as lawmakers on Capitol Hill appeared no closer to reaching a deal before a late-Friday night deadline. The most immediate impact on Colorado - as with the rest of the country - would be the furlough of thousands of federal workers whose jobs are deemed non-essential by the administration.

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  3. Colorado Members of Congress Side With Hemp Over DEA in Federal Appeals CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Denver Westword

    Several Colorado representatives have put their names on a brief supporting the industrial hemp industry in federal appeals court. Representatives Diana DeGette, Ed Perlmutter and Jared Polis have all sided with the Hemp Industry Association in its battle with the Drug Enforcement Administration , attaching their names to an amicus brief supporting the HIA's claim that the DEA's stance on cannabis extracts violates federal laws allowing production and distribution of hemp products.

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  4. Colorado Editorial RoundupRead the original story

    Wednesday | Washington Times

    The Durango Herald, Jan. 17, on Sen. Gardner possibly being the man to keep Sessions and Trump to their word: Our hats go off to Sen. Cory Gardner for standing up for Coloradans earlier this month and against what he viewed as the federal government trampling on the will of the voters in Colorado and elsewhere who had legalized recreational marijuana. Gardner took a strong stand on the Senate floor, on social media and in interviews, against Attorney General Jeff Sessions' Jan. 4 decision to rescind the Cole Memorandum, the 2013 U.S. Department of Justice document that gave federal prosecutors clear guidance on how to operate in states that had legalized retail marijuana.

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  5. Lamborn is lone ranger among Colorado delegation in supporting pot crackdown | Colorado Springs Gazette, NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | The Gazette

    Colorado's congressional delegation continued their effort this week to block the federal government's new crackdown on marijuana use and sales ... except for one congressman. Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-Colorado Springs, is siding with the Justice Department as it seeks to prosecute marijuana offenses under federal law, regardless of whether state laws in Colorado or elsewhere allow consumption and sale of cannabis.

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  6. 19 AGs urge Congress to protect pot bankingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | TheDenverChannel

    AUGUST 19: Cannabis plants grow in the 'vegetation room' at Vireo Health's medical marijuana cultivation facility, August 19, 2016 in Johnstown, New York. New York state lawmakers voted to legalize marijuana for medical use in 2014 and the law took effect in January 2016.

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  7. $1.7B Aurora VA hospital is still incomplete, will likely be understaffed, document saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | Stars and Stripes

    In a matter of weeks, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is expected to announce that it has all but completed construction of a new hospital in Aurora -- a major milestone for a project that drew national outrage in 2015 when the agency admitted it was $1 billion over budget. But according to a congressional document obtained by The Denver Post, the Jan. 23 target will be little more than an illusion as the team building the $1.7 billion facility expects to spend several more months finishing hundreds of items on its to-do list.

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  8. Overdue and $1 billion over budget, Aurora VA hospital is still...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | Denver Post

    The $1.7 billion facility has a to-do list hundreds of items long, according to document obtained by The Denver Post WASHINGTON - In a matter of weeks, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is expected to announce that it has all but completed construction of a new hospital in Aurora - a major milestone for a project that drew national outrage in 2015 when the agency admitted it was $1 billion over budget. But according to a congressional document obtained by The Denver Post, the Jan. 23 target will be little more than an illusion as the team building the $1.7 billion facility expects to spend several more months finishing hundreds of items on its to-do list.

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  9. Most of CO Congress delegation supports pot fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | TheDenverChannel

    Winter Weather Advisory issued January 12 at 2:52PM MST expiring January 12 at 5:00PM MST in effect for: Chaffee, Lake, Saguache Winter Weather Advisory issued January 12 at 2:38PM MST expiring January 12 at 6:00PM MST in effect for: Moffat, Routt Winter Weather Advisory issued January 12 at 2:38PM MST expiring January 12 at 6:00PM MST in effect for: Eagle, Garfield, Moffat, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt Winter Weather Advisory issued January 12 at 5:00AM MST expiring January 12 at 5:00PM MST in effect for: Boulder, Clear Creek, Gilpin, Grand, Jackson, Jefferson, Larimer, Park, Summit LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 06: David Burr demonstrates removing leaves on marijuana plants to allow more light for growth at Essence Vegas' 54,000-square-foot marijuana cultivation facility on July 6, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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  10. U.S. Attorney Robert Troyer: Pot Prosecutions Not Expected to Rise in ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 12 | Denver Westword

    The man responsible for enforcing federal cannabis prohibition in Colorado has told state congress members that he doesn't expect much to change despite United States Attorney General Jeff Session's recent actions. Robert Troyer, the U.S. Attorney for the District of Colorado, told a group of Colorado state representatives that the new Sessions Memorandum would not change the way federal prosecutors in Colorado approach cannabis prosecutions in Colorado, according to a spokeswoman for Congressman Diana Degette.

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  11. Zinke Wants Interior Agencies Out Of DC, Moved To Lands They ManageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | The Daily Caller

    Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wants to restructure his department and relocate tens of thousands of government workers closer to the regions they oversee, The Washington Post reports. The overhaul would be the largest undertaking the Department of the Interior's 168-year history.

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  12. Dems, Republicans Press Medical Industry To Post Market PricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | The Daily Caller

    A patient advocacy group with the backing of a conservative billionaire, is lobbying Congress to pass a simple, bipartisan piece of legislation that would force doctors, hospitals and others within the medical industry to publicly list prices for their goods and services online. PatientsUSA is trying to push legislation that would require nearly every entity within the health care industry to "publish cash prices by The bill would be the first step in helping solve one of the more pervasive problems many argue is at the heart of skyrocketing health care costs: There is no legitimate, market listed price for goods and services in the sector.

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  13. Colorado Politicians Continue to Defend Pot From Jeff SessionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Denver Westword

    After news broke January 4 that U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions had planned to rescind the Cole Memorandum and nine years' worth of other federal cannabis protections, most of Colorado's legislators publicly came out against the decision that same day. Now they're starting to turn those words into actions or more words, at least.

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  14. Colorado's congressional delegation seeks to block Sessions on potRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | The Gazette

    Members of Colorado's congressional delegation plan to meet this week to discuss the possibility of legislation to protect the state's marijuana laws and businesses. A spokesperson for Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Denver, acknowledged the planned meeting to Colorado Politics but provided no additional details.

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  15. 'Should I be planning for the worst?': Uncertainty looms as DREAMers fight for justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | ThinkProgress

    Maria Pena, one of Arizona's 27,865 DACA recipients sits with her friends on Nov. 11, 2017 at her Paradise Valley home, where she's lived for almost half of her life. he'd said it dozens of times, maybe more: "Hi, my name is Maria.

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  16. The Ten Biggest News Stories of 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 26 | Denver Westword

    Take, for example, Ink! Coffee's gentrification-sign debacle: A stupid joke about "happily gentrifying" River North landed so badly, it drew days of protests from neighbors and advocates fed up with developers and the wealthy pushing longtime residents of the city's older neighborhoods out of their communities...and also drew unwanted international headlines for Denver. Metro Denver stayed in the limelight in December, when the U.S. Supreme Court finally heard arguments in Masterpiece Cakeshop v.

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  17. The deportation of Andazola Morales is a Christmas heartbreakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 22 | Denver Post

    From its earliest days, President Donald Trump's bigoted crackdown on those in the United States illegally gave up any pretense of focusing on truly bad actors like the violent criminals and drug runners the Obama administration deported in record number. Instead, the Trump administration took pains to round up even those peaceful undocumented immigrants whose lives here served as inspiration to their communities.

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  18. The Republican Tax Bill Will Devastate ScienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 22 | Scientific American

    By adding at least $1.5 trillion to the debt, we are hamstringing our ability to invest in the programs, researchers, and ideas to keep our country innovative and competitive In any household, how you budget is an indication of your priorities. And as many of us know, the earlier you start investing, the more it pays off.

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  19. Colorado Democrats vote against stopgap billRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 21 | TheDenverChannel

    Winter Weather Advisory issued December 21 at 6:02PM MST expiring December 21 at 9:00PM MST in effect for: Delta, Garfield, Mesa, Montrose, Ouray, San Miguel Winter Storm Watch issued December 21 at 6:02PM MST expiring December 24 at 12:00AM MST in effect for: Eagle, Garfield, Moffat, Rio Blanco, Routt Winter Weather Advisory issued December 21 at 6:02PM MST expiring December 22 at 12:00AM MST in effect for: Archuleta, Dolores, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, San Juan, San Miguel Winter Weather Advisory issued December 21 at 6:02PM MST expiring December 22 at 12:00AM MST in effect for: Delta, Gunnison, Montrose Winter Storm Watch issued December 21 at 6:02PM MST expiring December 24 at 12:00AM MST in effect for: Eagle, Garfield, Pitkin, Routt Winter Weather Advisory issued December 21 at 2:51PM MST expiring December 22 at 12:00AM MST in effect for: Chaffee, ... (more)

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  20. Melecio Andazola Morales has been deported despite help from Colorado congressmen, loud outcryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 20 | Denver Post

    Viviana Andazola Marquez, with her attorney Hans Meyer, of Meyer Law Office, middle, and policy director Julie Gonzales, right, speaks to members of the press at their offices on Oct. 16, 2017 in Denver. Melecio Andazola Morales with his eldest daughter Viviana Andazola Marquez at her graduation from York International School in Thornton in 2014.

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