John Hickenlooper

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Governor: Oil, Gas Rules Must Protect Mineral Owners’ Rights

Any attempt to give local governments more control over oil and gas drilling in Colorado must protect the rights of people who own underground mineral rights, Gov. John Hickenlooper said Friday.

02/27/2015

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Group Backs Off Plan To Put Fracking Ban On Colorado Ballot

An activist group on Thursday backed off its earlier announcement that it would to try to get a statewide ban on hydraulic fracturing on the Colorado ballot and said it would instead try to persuade Gov. John Hickenlooper to halt the practice.

02/26/2015

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Oil-Gas Panel Suggests Consulting Role For Local Government

A Colorado task force is recommending that local governments be given a consulting role on some decisions about the location of large oil and gas facilities.

02/24/2015

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Colorado Oil, Gas Debate Resumes As Task Force Finishes Work

Activists said Tuesday they would try to put a measure on the 2016 ballot to ban hydraulic fracturing in Colorado.

02/24/2015

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Democrats Setting Up Fight Over Immigrant Driver’s Licenses

Colorado Democrats added funding Tuesday for a program that lets immigrant drivers get a license regardless of their legal status.

02/24/2015

Mayor Michael B. Hancock (credit: DIA)

DIA Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Mayoral Recordings

Denver International Airport turns 20 years old this month, and is celebrating the anniversary with a collection of new recordings on terminal-concourse trains.

02/16/2015

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Colorado Senate Weighs Payments To Mineral Owners Over Fracking Rules

Mineral owners would get compensation from local governments that restrict fracking under a bill being considered by Colorado lawmakers.

02/12/2015

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DMV Waits Longer Than Ever Despite Assurances

Waiting time at Colorado’s 36 Division of Motor Vehicle Offices are still stretching into the 2 to 3 hour range despite repeated indications from state officials that they would be down to 15 minutes.

02/11/2015

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‘Don’t Frack Denver’ Campaign Asks City To Block Practice

A coalition including conservationists and neighborhood activists is asking Denver’s mayor and City Council to block fracking in the city and the river valleys that supply its drinking water.

02/10/2015

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Lawmakers Weigh Stronger Punishment For Repeat DUI Offenders

Repeat DUI offenders in Colorado will face tougher penalties under a bill lawmakers are considering this year.

02/05/2015

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