John Hickenlooper

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Colorado Marijuana Welfare Measure Heads To Governor’s Desk

Legislation that would prohibit welfare cards at Colorado marijuana dispensary ATMs or strip clubs has been sent to Gov. John Hickenlooper for action.

03/31/2015

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Colorado Bill To Regulate Powdered Alcohol Becomes Law

Powdered alcohol, a product marketed as a fast way to mix and carry drinks on the go, will be taxed and regulated like liquid booze in Colorado with a bill signed into law Monday by Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper.

03/30/2015

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Colorado Votes To Expand Crowdfunding

Colorado lawmakers have agreed to expand investment in private start-up companies by sending the governor a bill to expand the pool of potential investors.

03/30/2015

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Gov. Hickenlooper Signs Microbead Ban Into Law

Gov. John Hickenlooper has made Colorado the third state to ban on tiny plastic particles from soaps and cosmetic products.

03/26/2015

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Protesters Rally Against Standardized Testing

Protesters rallied on the steps of the state Capitol on Wednesday against standardized testing.

03/25/2015

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Bill To Regulate Powdered Alcohol Sent To Governor

A proposal to regulate the sale of powdered alcohol in Colorado has been sent to Gov. John Hickenlooper for action.

03/19/2015

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Mandatory Fines For Animal Fighting In Colorado Becomes Law

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into a law a bill that sets mandatory fines for people convicted of animal fighting in Colorado.

03/18/2015

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Reduction In Student Tests Has Support, But Some Want More

Political heavyweights in Colorado banded together Tuesday to call for a reduction in mandatory student testing.

03/17/2015

Gov. John Hickenlooper after a meeting of the National Governors Association at the White House in Washington on Feb. 23, 2015. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Colorado Joining ‘Zero Deaths’ Traffic Safety Plan

Colorado is signing on to a national effort to reduce traffic deaths dramatically — all the way to zero.

03/16/2015

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Gov. Hickenlooper Hints Vetoes Brewing For Both Parties

Colorado’s governor had firm words for lawmakers from both parties Wednesday as they enter the second half of the legislative session.

03/11/2015

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