John Hickenlooper

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Immigration Revamp Is ‘Combustible,’ Hickenlooper Says

The political fight over President Barack Obama’s immigration plan is playing out in Colorado, too, where Gov. John Hickenlooper called it “very controversial.”

21 hours ago

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Environmental Groups To Sue Over Gunnison Grouse

Two environmental groups plan to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its decision to list the Gunnison sage grouse as a threatened species instead of giving it the more protective endangered status.

11/20/2014

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Time’s Come For Armed Teachers In Schools, Say Some Educators

After Gov. John Hickenlooper said he’s open to discussing the possibility of teachers carrying guns in Colorado schools, several teachers said Monday they should be trained just like police officers.

11/17/2014

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Hickenlooper: ‘Open’ To Discussion About Arming Teachers

“There is not a parent in this state that doesn’t want to make sure we’re doing everything possible to make their kid safe,” Hickenlooper said.

11/17/2014

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper at the seminar on Saturday (credit: CBS)

NGA Chair Hickenlooper Welcomes New Governors At Seminar

Newly-elected governors from across the country were in Colorado this weekend learning the ropes.

11/16/2014

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Colorado Returns To Split-Party Legislative Rule

DENVER (AP) – Colorado Democrats emerged from the 2014 elections battered and bruised, losing the state Senate for the first time in 10 years and having a slimmer margin of power in the House than […]

11/16/2014

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Colorado Ag Commissioner John Salazar Retiring

Colorado Agriculture Commissioner John Salazar is retiring after four years leading the agency through restructuring and a listeria outbreak that threatened the cantaloupe industry.

11/14/2014

Gunnison sage grouse (credit: dwrcdc.nr.utah.gov)

Gunnison Sage Grouse Gets Federal Protection

Federal officials granted protection to the Gunnison sage grouse on Wednesday, a move that could bring restrictions on oil and gas drilling and other activity to preserve the bird’s habitat in parts of Colorado and Utah.

11/12/2014

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Hickenlooper Presents Budget To Lawmakers

Gov. John Hickenlooper says Colorado voters would be resistant to let government keep money above the limit set by the Taxpayer Bill of Rights, even though areas of the budget can use the funding.

11/12/2014

Gunnison sage grouse (credit: dwrcdc.nr.utah.gov)

Colorado Seeks Delay On Gunnison Grouse Decision

Colorado is seeking a delay in a decision by federal officials on whether to protect the Gunnison sage grouse, saying voluntary measures could help save the bird.

11/11/2014

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