The Erie Republican represented House District 63 for one term.
The Department of Veterans Affairs this week released guidance on what functions will continue.
The National Park Service will bar access to most of the nation's 425 parks, recreation areas, national historic sites and other units.
Colorado could see 3,000 health care workers go on strike next week.
Lawmakers must rewrite the sweeping farm bill every five years.
A partial government shutdown would mean 1.3 million active-duty armed services members must keep working without paychecks.
Coloradans who think they may have been improperly disenrolled from Medicaid can contact their local county department of human services.
Nearly 90,000 women and children in Colorado could lose a government benefit to purchase healthy food.
Three state boards all declined to designate so-called "abortion reversal treatments" an accepted medical practice.
Two anti-abortion activists have submitted the first slate of abortion-ban initiatives.