John Hickenlooper

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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

Gov. John Hickenlooper addresses Pentagon leaders at Fort Carson on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Pentagon Leaders Discuss Possible Cuts At Fort Carson Army Post

Top Pentagon leaders hosted a meeting to discuss a proposal that would reduce forces at Fort Carson Army Post by nearly two-thirds.

02/04/2015

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