Colorado's Joint Budget Committee approved emergency spending, as did Congress, but a long-term solution is still needed.
Gov. John Hickenlooper said $9.6 million would serve as a "one-time only bandaid" to keep the vital program going until February.
Congress failed to reauthorize CHIP before the program expired in September. Colorado is among the first states expected to deplete its remaining funds.
O'Connor started with the Denver Post in 2004 and worked as a food writer, city desk reporter and more.
There's no overlap between most dangerous car intersections and most dangerous bike or pedestrian intersections. Huh.