Tag Archives: John Hickenlooper

Water bosses fish for good ideas in 24,000-plus water-plan comments

STERLING —Thousands who commented on Colorado’s draft water plan will be surprised to learn that their letters, postcards and emails may be discounted by at […]...

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May 21, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Littwin: The death penalty’s dying breaths, even in Nebraska

Someday when they write the history of the death penalty in the United States, it will include the fact that on the day Boston Marathon […]...

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May 19, 2015 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, The Mix

JeffCo superintendent won’t host governor’s bill signing, cites ‘security risk’

Jefferson County public schools Superintendent Dan McMinimee told Governor John Hickenlooper’s office and Colorado lawmakers that they’re a security risk and unwelcome to conduct bill […]...

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May 18, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

Colorado adopts eyewitness-testimony standards

Eyewitness identifications in criminal investigations are notoriously unreliable, as Nat Stein wrote about in The Colorado Independent in February. Old-fashioned lineups lead to false convictions; innocent people […]...

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April 17, 2015 Criminal Justice, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

‘Obamacare’ long war haunts bill on EPA carbon-emissions plan

DENVER — Obamacare was the unlikely elephant in the room Thursday during a state Energy Committee hearing about a new bill that would rework the […]...

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April 10, 2015 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Polis watch: Colorado Democrats have not solved their gas-patch problem

Colorado ‘local control’ politics poster boy Congressman Jared Polis is not going away and he is not satisfied....

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April 2, 2015 Environment/Energy, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Hickenlooper says he’s still pushing fix at Capitol for state’s low vaccination rates

"Right now, I think it's almost a reflex vaccination opt out. We have to ask a few more question and make it so parents are aware of the risk they're creating, not just for their own child ...

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April 1, 2015 Health, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Littwin: Colorado Republicans won’t stand for success

Last November, as you may remember, Cory Gardner not only won a seat in the U.S. Senate, but in the process he also gifted future […]...

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March 20, 2015 Littwin, Littwin Columns

Top Five Colorado fiscal forecast takeaways

When it comes to state revenue this year, there’s good news and there’s bad news, according to forecasts released on Wednesday by economists working for […]...

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March 19, 2015 #coleg notebook, Just In

Eyes turn to Hickenlooper midway through legislative session

DENVER — It was the largest civil action held at the Capitol so far this year. Eighty immigrant rights protestors rallied Wednesday against a Republican move […]...

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March 12, 2015 Politics, Uncategorized


Drilling into Colorado fracking: A panel discussion

The governor’s drilling task force has wrapped up its work and Coloradans are wondering what’s next with drilling and fracking policy in the state. Colorado […]

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Reader’s View: Two tragedies in Aurora

The Aurora theater shooting trial has been going on for almost a month now and as testimony continues, it is apparent that the shooter’s crimes […]

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