Tag Archives: John Hickenlooper

Hickenlooper plays it safe with State of the State

Analysis Gov. John Hickenlooper played it safe today. After two years of fighting with majority Republicans in the state Senate and not getting the results […]...

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January 12, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

The Colorado General Assembly begins its 2017 session next week. Here’s what you can expect.

Quick — name the biggest accomplishment of the 2016 General Assembly. And no fair counting the budget — it’s the only thing lawmakers legally are […]...

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January 4, 2017 #coleg notebook, Capitol Dispatch, Capitol Notebook, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado Electoral College lawsuit set for 3 p.m. Monday in Denver

  UPDATE: The state of Colorado responded Friday afternoon in legal filings that argue the electors must follow state law. “This Court should not countenance […]...

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December 9, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

State water plan celebrates one year anniversary

In the year since Gov. John Hickenlooper and the Colorado Water Conservation Board released a much-ballyhooed plan to grapple with a looming water shortage, a […]...

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November 23, 2016 Just In, The Beats, The Mix

Thompson Divide announcement draws questions about the future of public lands

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell travelled to the state Capitol Thursday morning to formally announce the Bureau of Land Management’s cancellation of 25 undeveloped oil and […]...

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November 18, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

An early look at the 2018 Republican race for Colorado governor

Last week we ran a story about how the 2018 chess board for Colorado governor is shaping up on the Democratic side after Donald Trump’s […]...

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November 17, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Hickenlooper: Colorado must continue on its own path

A somewhat pensive Gov. John Hickenlooper sat down with members of the media today to reflect on Tuesday’s election, discussing what it portends for Colorado […]...

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November 11, 2016 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Alan Salazar to join Hancock administration after election

Alan Salazar, Gov. John Hickenlooper’s former chief policy strategist, will join the administration of Denver Mayor Michael Hancock after the November election. Salazar is currently […]...

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October 12, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Mark Udall returns from the wilderness as a Hillary surrogate

  Former Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Udall largely disappeared from political life in Colorado after his defeat by Cory Gardner in 2014. Word is that he’s spent a […]...

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September 26, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

FRACTURED, Part III: Why Colorado’s anti-fracking measures didn’t make the ballot

Over the past decade, Colorado has grappled with how to balance the enormous economic value of oil and gas production, including tax revenues and jobs, […]...

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September 8, 2016 Environment/Energy, FRACTURED, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized


Seven education storylines to watch as the Colorado General Assembly gets to work

  As Colorado lawmakers return to the Capitol on Wednesday to begin crafting education policy and setting spending priorities, they face significant budget challenges, an […]

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Mike Johnston kicked off the 2018 Democratic primary for governor. Here’s what that means.

This week, Colorado’s 2018 Democratic primary race for the governor’s seat officially took off. Mike Johnston, a 42-year-old recently-departed senator who represented northeast Denver, launched […]

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