Gov. John Hickenlooper

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Cory Gardner, other state leaders, take questions at town hall

Hundreds of people attended a town hall meeting Friday in Durango, where Gov. John Hickenlooper, U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, and Sens. Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet took questions from participants....

DATE: Aug. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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EPA chief tours Gold King Mine; Colorado officials field questions

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt’s visit to the Superfund site north of Silverton on Friday has encouraged state and local officials, who say they were promised it would be a top...

DATE: Aug. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Town hall to follow Pruitt’s tour of Superfund site near Silverton

Gov. John Hickenlooper will hold a town hall meeting Friday in Durango with Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner, and House Rep. Scott Tipton, after their visit to the Superfund site north of...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Governors call for non-partisan approach on health care system

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper and the bipartisan group of governors who openly oppose the Better Care Reconciliation Act added their voices to the those calling for a non-partisan approach to...

DATE: July 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper commits to uphold Paris climate agreement

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Tuesday that Colorado has joined the United States Climate Alliance, a bipartisan group committed to following the guidelines of the Paris climate...

DATE: July 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Gov. Hickenlooper marks progress on 11 of 15 goals to make Colorado ‘healthiest’

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper said Monday that his administration has met 11 of 15 goals he set in 2013 in a pledge to make Colorado the healthiest state in the nation. The score card was...

DATE: July 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Governor expected to announce Colo. acquisition of Outdoor Retailer Show

DENVER – The Colorado Outdoor Recreation Industry Office and Governor John Hickenlooper are expected to announce on Thursday that a successful bid has been made for the world’s largest outdoor...

DATE: July 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Hickenlooper, Kasich join opposition to latest health care bill

DENVER – Republicans in the U.S. Senate have delayed a vote on the latest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA),which could cost...

DATE: June 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Hickenlooper announces program to increase government efficiency

DENVER – The state of Colorado will partner with the University of Denver to create a Colorado Evaluation and Action Lab (CEAL) to evaluate how the state’s tax dollars are being spent and measure...

DATE: June 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Gubernatorial candidate wants to bridge political divide

If elected governor, Lew Gaiter said he wants to bridge the political divide, bring civility to political discourse and lead by influence rather than a show of power. The Republican candidate...

DATE: June 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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‘Rolling coal’ bill becomes law

DENVER – A Senate bill is now in effect to prevent drivers from knowingly blowing exhaust smoke to obscure the vision of other drivers, cyclists or pedestrians. Gov. John Hickenlooper signed...

DATE: June 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Hospital Provider Fee reform signed into law in Colorado

DENVER – The saga of the Hospital Provider Fee came to an end Tuesday in Fowler, a town of just over 1,100 people east of Pueblo, when Gov. John Hickenlooper signed Senate Bill 267 into law. The...

DATE: May 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News