Colorado Spill A Blip In Legacy Of Leaking Abandoned MinesIt will take many years and many millions of dollars simply to manage and not even remove the toxic wastewater from an abandoned mine that unleashed a 100-mile-long torrent of heavy metals into Western rivers and has likely reached Lake Powell, experts said.
Gov. Hickenlooper Takes Statement-Making Gulp From Animas RiverTo make a point about its safety, the governor drank water straight from the Animas River, as captured by the Durango Herald.
Fracking Task Force Proposals Sets the Starting Bell for Ballot IssuesNow that the Oil and Gas Task Force did its job and provided proposals for regulating fracking in Colorado, the inevitable race to the ballot box begins.
Romer’s Uncomfortable Advice To Hickenlooper: Repeal TABORFormer Gov. Roy Romer gave some uncomfortable and likely unwelcome advice to Gov. John Hickenlooper for his second term = start a movement to repeal TABOR.
Super Bowl Bringing Great Energy To Colorado Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock agree that the Super Bowl is bringing a great energy to the state.
Will Dems Push back at Hickenlooper’s First Shove?Governor Hickenlooper sent a warning to his Democratic colleagues this week, letting them know he'll veto a bill if it is passed as written. Will Legislative Dems heed the warning or call his bluff?
Hickenlooper Sets The Legislative TableGov. John Hickenlooper's third State of the State address was his first with two Democrat majorities. He used this opportunity to inform his colleagues on what he would like to see, and more importantly, what he would not like to see, this session.
Colorado’s Growing Fracking FractureThanks to voters in Longmont who recently decided to ban fracking in their city, Governor John Hickenlooper is facing a growing revolution around the issue of hydraulic fracturing and he is caught square in the middle.
Fires and Gangs Heating Up an Already Hot SummerAn already hot summer in Colorado is getting even hotter thanks to wildfires and gang violence. State and City leaders must react quickly before the summer of 2012 is remembered for all the wrong reasons.
550 New Jobs Coming To Centennial Call CenterA health care company needs to hire hundreds of new workers in the Denver Metro Area right now.
Why the Special Session Will Change NothingGovernor Hickenlooper may have called a special session to address the Civil Unions bill, but just because it is called special doesn't mean it will change anything.
2011 Election: No On Taxes, Yes On ReformIt didn’t take a rocket scientist, or political scientist for that matter, to predict that voters were not in the mood to raise taxes in 2011. Governor John Hickenlooper came to that realization last year, so the fact that nearly every tax or mill levy increase in the metro failed is not a shocker.