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TRAFFIC ALERT: I-70 closed both directions in DeBeque Canyon (east of Grand Junc.) for police investigation including bomb squad.

Governor John Hickenlooper

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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

An image from the rally on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

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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550 New Jobs Coming To Centennial Call Center

A health care company needs to hire hundreds of new workers in the Denver Metro Area right now.

06/20/2012

Gov. John Hickenlooper announces he'll call a special session in a news conference in Denver on May 9, 2012. (credit: CBS)

Why the Special Session Will Change Nothing

Governor 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.

05/10/2012

A driver drops off their ballot in Denver on Nov. 1, 2011. (credit: CBS)

2011 Election: No On Taxes, Yes On Reform

It 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.

11/01/2011

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