Delayed releases or new beers, an inability to expand into a new location, even a batch of pale ale that could go bad and cost the brewer thousands of dollars; these are some of the impacts the partial government shutdown is having on Colorado craft brewers, according to Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet.
The nation's craft beer taps are being squeezed by the government shutdown, which has put new releases on hold, prevented new breweries from opening and stopped shipments of some suds across state lines.
Home sales were on the slide but home prices stayed on the rise. That was the dominant pattern last year not just in metro Denver, but across much of the state, according to a monthly update from the Colorado Association of Realtors.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis wants to use a windfall announced well after the election to pay for one of his major campaign promises -- full-day kindergarten -- he announced Tuesday. However, his plan met with quick pushback from Democrats on the General Assembly committee that writes the budget.