Fiscal cliff: Colorado stands to lose $2.1 billion without a deal


“It’s hard to make the connection because there’s not a huge understanding back here of what’s happening,” said Kirsten Silveira, a Colorado State University senior in D.C. lobbying this week on the impacts of the debt. “You can look at the fiscal cliff as an opportunity. … We can hone in all of our different values and desires in the country and move forward.”