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Joe Garcia

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

John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Inauguration To Be Scaled Back

Governor-elect John Hickenlooper is getting ready to celebrate his inauguration as Governor of Colorado next month. But don’t expect anything too over the top.

12/10/2010

John Hickenlooper

Hickenlooper Will Serve BBQ At Inaugural Dinner

John Hickenlooper and Joe Garcia are promising to be frugal when they celebrate their inauguration next month. Colorado’s 42nd governor and lieutenant governor will be sworn in Jan. 11th.

12/09/2010

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