Risk of recession rises in Colorado and across U.S. By Bente Birkeland • Sep 21, 2016 TweetShareGoogle+Email Credit Tracy Olson/Flickr Despite moderate growth in Colorado, non-partisan state legislative economists say the risk of a recession is rising here and across the nation. To hear the full story, click here. Tags: Bente BirkelandRecessionstateTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread. Related Content Colorado candidates gather for first U.S. Senate debate By Bente Birkeland • Sep 11, 2016 Bente Birkeland Over the weekend Colorado’s candidates for the U.S. Senate discussed social security, free trade and foreign policy during their first debate. Health insurance premiums increase dramatically By Bente Birkeland • Sep 21, 2016 For the nearly half million people in Colorado who buy health insurance on the individual market, prices are increasing drastically this next year.