Tag Archives: Gov. John Hickenlooper

Battle in Broomfield: Delegates casting ballots for Dem hopefuls with talk of a “blue wave”

Update: As expected, Cary Kennedy and Jared Polis make the Democratic primary ballot, with Kennedy winning about 62 percent of the delegate vote, twice as […]...

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April 14, 2018 2018 Governor Race, Just In, The Mix

“Red flag” law for Colorado in the works, the last shot of getting gun control through both chambers this session

Colorado lawmakers are mulling legislation that would allow police officers to temporarily remove guns from people suspected of being a threat to themselves or to […]...

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April 12, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Lawmakers make another attempt at closing the state’s digital divide

This story was originally published on Feb. 2 and updated on April 2 after Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the bill into law.  For Senator Don […]...

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April 2, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Senate Dems back transportation bill that lets voters decide how they want to pay for backlog of projects

After a scramble on the Senate floor late Wednesday night, lawmakers reached an agreement on a top priority transportation funding bill. Prior to the changes, […]...

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March 22, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In

Sunny forecast a boon for state budget, but long-term outlook uncertain, state economists warn

Consumer spending is up. Businesses are investing more. The economy is hot, state economists say — but now they’re warning it may overheat. The strong […]...

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March 19, 2018 Colorado state legislature 2018, Just In, The Mix

Colorado Legislature 2018: Shortfalls in a time of plenty

When lawmakers drive to Denver next week to convene the 2018 legislative session, they will see about a dozen cranes across the city’s skyline, a […]...

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January 5, 2018 CO House 2018, CO Senate 2018, Colorado state legislature 2018, In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

PARCHED: Anticipated tab for state water plan doubles in less than two years

Implementing Gov. John Hickenlooper’s ambitious water plan likely will cost at least twice what the administration projected. When releasing the statewide strategy in 2015, James […]...

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August 11, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Water, Water

What will it take to reach the climate change goals set by Gov. Hickenlooper?

Words of praise flowed from environmental groups last week after Gov. John Hickenlooper signed an executive order calling for Colorado to reduce greenhouse gas emissions […]...

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July 20, 2017 Environment/Energy, In-Depth, Just In

Debate over fossil fuels or renewables imperils funding for state energy office

The money necessary to continue most of the operations of the Colorado Energy Office, which has been instrumental in promoting non-fossil fuel energy for the […]...

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June 21, 2017 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado is about to get tougher on those of you (us) who text while driving.

Gov. John Hickenlooper today is signing a bill to ramp up the penalties for this most odious of behaviors. Under the new law, which goes […]...

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June 1, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats

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Digital Media, Digital Citizens: A Community Conversation with Seth Geiger

The Colorado Media Project is committed to sharing new, inspiring ideas about the future of news that are timely and relevant to our Colorado community. Join us […]

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In Colorado, Democrats see a strong money haul as GOP relies on super PACs

Call Wednesday’s filing deadline the calm-before-the-general-election storm — the first time candidates and campaigns had to show the public their books since the June 26 […]

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