Governor John Hickenlooper

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Colorado Spill A Blip In Legacy Of Leaking Abandoned Mines

It 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.

08/14/2015

Gov. John Hickenlooper drinks from the Animas River (credit: Durango Herald)

Gov. Hickenlooper Takes Statement-Making Gulp From Animas River

To make a point about its safety, the governor drank water straight from the Animas River, as captured by the Durango Herald.

08/13/2015

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Fracking Task Force Proposals Sets the Starting Bell for Ballot Issues

Now 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.

02/26/2015

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Romer’s Uncomfortable Advice To Hickenlooper: Repeal TABOR

Former Gov. Roy Romer gave some uncomfortable and likely unwelcome advice to Gov. John Hickenlooper for his second term = start a movement to repeal TABOR.

01/15/2015

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Past Wildfires Guide Gov. To Better Protect Colorado

Seeing a wall of flames consume dozens of home prompted quick action.

06/11/2014

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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.

02/01/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

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?

02/19/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper delivers the 2013 State of the State speech. (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Sets The Legislative Table

Gov. 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.

01/11/2013

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Colorado’s Growing Fracking Fracture

Thanks 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.

11/16/2012

The Waldo Canyon Fire (credit: CBS)

Fires and Gangs Heating Up an Already Hot Summer

An 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.

06/24/2012

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