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3 years 4 months ago

Local jobs at stake in budget stalemate

Thousands of local jobs are in jeopardy after the Congressional "Supercommittee" failed to agree on spending cuts. The stalemate triggered $1 trillion in automatic cuts to Medicare and defense spending. Economist Fred Crowley of Southern Colorado Economic Forum says any cuts in defense spending will have a direct, negative...

3 years 7 months ago

Local concerns in debt debate

Decisions being made on Capitol Hill over how to handle the nation's debt have people across the country waiting to see what happens. "I'm very concerned," says Colorado Springs resident Geraldine Webb, a disability insurance receiver. "I do live from month to month," Webb says, and to make...

5 years 1 month ago

Ditching moon mission could cost Colorado

President Obama has scrapped NASA's $100 billion plan to return astronauts to the moon. Around $9 billion has already been spent on the Constellation Project, much of it through aerospace companies whose research and development branches are based in Colorado. The Orion Crew Vehicle, a modern day equivalent...

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