Tag Archives: John Hickenlooper

Happy Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day

  DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper has proclaimed today Colorado State Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day. The state credit is available to thousands of […]...

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January 28, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Confusion abounds about ColoradoCare ballot measure

FRISCO, CO — As the crowd emptied into the dark of a snowy parking lot from a packed community center in this mountain ski town […]...

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January 27, 2016 Uncategorized

Governor to lawmakers: Party strife undermines democracy

Gov. John Hickenlooper gave his sixth State of the State address celebrating bipartisan cooperation in front of a sharply divided General Assembly. U.S. Rep. Ed […]...

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January 15, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

What you need to know about Colorado’s biggest political battle

  Even before lawmakers gaveled the 2016 session into order on Wednesday, three words have dominated debate at the Capitol: Hospital Provider Fee. Understanding the […]...

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January 14, 2016 In-Depth, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Hickenlooper gets the ax — literally

With his marriage just three days away, Gov. John Hickenlooper got an unusual “good luck” gift Wednesday night: an ax and a bottle of champagne. […]...

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January 13, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

High Court to Hickenlooper: We’re not getting involved

  Can the attorney general of Colorado file a lawsuit on behalf of the state if the governor doesn’t want her to? That’s something a majority […]...

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December 3, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

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


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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Your weekly roundup of Colorado local news and media, Feb. 9

Confused about how the upcoming March 1 caucuses work? Steal this story.  Most everyone who isn’t a die-hard political junkie can agree on this: The […]

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