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Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia (credit: Colorado.gov)

Lt. Gov. Garcia To Attend White House Announcement

Colorado’s lieutenant governor will be at the White House Friday when President Barack Obama discusses changes to the once-lauded No Child Left Behind law.

09/22/2011

The Beach Boys (credit: AP)

Beach Boys To Play At 9/11 Concert In Denver

The Beach Boys will headline a free concert in Denver to mark the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, state and city officials said Monday.

09/06/2011

A Colorado classroom (credit: CBS)

Final Arguments Set For Colorado School Funding Suit

Closing arguments are expected Friday afternoon in a lawsuit challenging how Colorado funds its education system, a case Gov. John Hickenlooper warns could cost the state billions of dollars.

09/02/2011

Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia (credit: Colorado.gov)

Lt. Gov. Garcia Testifies In School Funding Suit

Colorado Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia acknowledged that inequities exist in education but says the state has met its constitutional obligation in how it funds its schools.

08/24/2011

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Colorado Guard Member Killed In Afghan Crash

The co-pilot of that helicopter that crashed in Afghanistan is from Colorado. He was one of 30 U.S. service members killed Saturday when the copter was shot down.

08/08/2011

Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia (credit: Colorado.gov)

Lt. Governor Outlines Colorado Education Goals

Colorado Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia has outlined three broad priorities for the state Department of Higher Education, which he also heads.

04/28/2011

Joe Garcia (credit: communique.uccs.edu)

Senate Panel Embraces Garcia As Higher Education Chief

DENVER (AP) – Colorado’s lieutenant governor breezed through a Senate confirmation hearing allowing him to also lead the state Department of Higher Education. The Senate Education Committee voted 8-0 Thursday to confirm Joe Garcia as […]

04/21/2011

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Marks 100 Days As Governor

When Democrat John Hickenlooper took office in January, he promised a laser-like focus on jobs and the economy. On Thursday, as he marked his first 100 days, he said that’s still his top priority.

04/21/2011

Scott Gessler (credit: CBS)

Gessler Suggests Review Of Officials’ Salaries

Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler told lawmakers Wednesday they should have a state commission review the salaries of state elected officials after he was criticized for wanting to work part-time for his old law firm.

01/26/2011

Gov. John Hickenlooper is sworn in. (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Sworn In As Governor

Democrat John Hickenlooper took the oath of office Tuesday as Colorado’s 42nd governor and promised to immediately go to work on the state’s top issues: jobs and the economy.

01/11/2011

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