Thank you to the loyal readers and supporters of The Colorado Independent (2013-2020). The Indy has merged with the new nonprofit Colorado News Collaborative (COLab) on a new mission to strengthen local news in Colorado. We hope you will join us!
Colorado Congressman Doug Lamborn was one of the House Republicans who spearheaded the move to threaten a government shutdown unless the Senate and President Obama agreed to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. The plan didn't work.