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Executive (government)

Judges question whether Trump’s travel ban discriminates

SEATTLE – Federal judges on Monday peppered a lawyer for President Donald Trump with questions about whether the administration’s travel ban discriminates against Muslims, the second time in a week...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Trump meets with Al Gore

WASHINGTON – Former Vice President Al Gore said Monday he had a “productive” meeting with Donald Trump, calling it “an extremely interesting conversation.” Gore, a leading voice on the dangers of...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Trump taps former campaign rival Carson as housing secretary

NEW YORK – Donald Trump chose retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson on Monday to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, raising fresh concerns about the lack of experience some...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Hickenlooper defends draft executive order on clean air

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday said the state can do more to push for clean air, doubling down on a draft executive order that would order cuts in carbon pollution. The proposed order...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hickenlooper chooses new lieutenant governor

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper on Wednesday nominated Donna Lynne, hailed as a business leader, to be the state’s next lieutenant governor. Lynne is the executive vice president of Kaiser...

DATE: March 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Endangered Species Act goes under the microscope

DENVER – Worried that the federal Endangered Species Act often leads to stalled action because of lawsuits and misguided priorities, Western governors on Wednesday hosted a stakeholder process in...

DATE: March 9, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Guv to Congress: Act for states

DENVER – Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Saturday led a group of governors at a news conference for the National Governors Association, urging an incoming Republican-controlled Congress to...

DATE: Nov. 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sen. Udall joins Alaskan senator seeking unity

WASHINGTON – It's a walk down the aisle with a Washington spin – but rather than a vertical movement, it's a horizontal glide.Senators Mark Udall, D-Colo., and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, are sending...

DATE: Jan. 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Local News