States grow concerned over how the federal debt will impact Medicaid (Denver Post). An effort to have greater pollution control over small waterways could mean the number of stream-miles in Colorado covered under the Clean Water Act could double (Denver Post).

Colorado Springs and Pueblo based post offices spared closure in the latest effort from the U.S. Postal Service to trim costs (KKTV).

A digital imaging company moves to Colorado Springs (Gazette). Some Colorado Springs residents protest Rep. Doug Lamborn’s ideas to cut federal spending (KXRM).

The Pueblo City Schools realingment committee heard a report on the process yesterday (Chieftain). Local Pueblo residents react to the debt stalemate in Washington (Chieftain).

Governor Hickenlooper visited the Fort Lyon Correctional Facility near Las Animas yesterday (Chieftain).

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