Tag Archives: John Hickenlooper

101 women Hickenlooper could appoint as lieutenant governor

Last week The Colorado Independent reported that a group of Coloradans were asking Gov. John Hickenlooper to replace Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia with a woman appointee. […]...

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November 23, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Why are Western attorneys general going rogue?

This story first appeared in High Country News. When Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced in September that the greater sage grouse would not be listed […]...

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November 23, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Path forward is murky in Hickenlooper’s final water plan

Gov. John Hickenlooper has made public Colorado’s first statewide water plan. Though the document is intended to save the state from a looming water crisis, […]...

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November 20, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Pick a woman for lieutenant governor, advocates urge Hickenlooper

Colorado may boast being the first state to elect a woman to the legislature, but that doesn’t mean gender parity exists here. The state has never had a […]...

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November 18, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Hickenlooper offers full-throated support for Hillary Clinton

In a leafy neighborhood on the outskirts of Denver last night, supporters for Hillary Clinton crowded the living room of former U.S. Sen. Ken Salazar […]...

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October 27, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Denver Council proclaims yesterday was Indigenous Peoples’ Day, but what about next year?

Denver City Council unanimously proclaimed yesterday Indigenous People’s Day — a victory in the eyes of many Native American activists who have fought to end […]...

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October 13, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

Homebrew: Gov. Hickenlooper endorses Morgan Carroll for U.S House

Guv love It’s probably not a big surprise to anybody following the 6th Congressional District race, but Gov. John Hickenlooper announced his support for Democratic […]...

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September 15, 2015 Just In, The Mix

Death penalty won’t sway Colorado elections, suggests poll

Capital punishment will not be a deciding issue in Colorado elections, suggest a new poll commissioned by the anti-capital punishment group, the Better Priorities Initiative. Only 5 percent of Coloradans […]...

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September 15, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

WHAT’S THE PLAN? Second draft of state water plan lacks actionable solutions to looming shortfall, critics say

Colorado needs a mother lode of water by 2050 – as much, in fact, as it takes to serve about 2 million people. As our […]...

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September 4, 2015 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Littwin: There are too few arguments left in favor of death penalty

The death-penalty conversation we have been promised in Colorado may be over before it has had a chance to begin. What else is there to […]...

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August 28, 2015 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, The Mix, Uncategorized


Video: Meet Denver’s district attorney candidates

The Colorado Independent hosted an Oct. 20 discussion between three of Denver’s four district attorney candidates at Denver Open Media. The video, below, is preceded by […]

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