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Colorado Launches Statewide Mental Health Crisis Hotline

Robin Williams’ suicide spotlighted depression this week. But many suffer silently every day. To address that, Gov. John Hickenlooper’s office on Tuesday announced the creation of a statewide mental health crisis hotline.

08/12/2014

A drilling operation in Erie (credit: CBS)

Oil And Gas Regulators Vote To Dismiss Longmont Fracking Suit

Oil and gas regulators in Colorado decided on Thursday to drop a lawsuit against the city of Longmont over its voter-approved energy development ban, but said it reserved the right to sue later if necessary.

08/07/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: Revealing Politics)

Hickenlooper’s Advisers Recommended Axing Legislation Donors Didn’t Like

Gov. John Hickenlooper admits his donors influenced his decisions.

08/06/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper: Legislation On Fracking Crucial

Gov. John Hickenlooper says legislation should result next year from a commission he’s created to study hydraulic fracturing in Colorado.

08/06/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper and Rep. Jared Polis at a news conference announcing a compromise on fracking measures. (credit: CBS)

Fracking Compromise May Create a Bigger Fight in 2016

While the big compromise announced this week may keep fracking off of the 2014 ballot, it may have only intensified the fight in the next round.

08/05/2014

Activists protest a fracking compromise between Gov. Hickenlooper and Rep. Jared Polis (credit: CBS)

Anti-Fracking Activists Tell Rep. Polis They’re Upset With Compromise

Not everyone is happy about a fracking compromise announced on Monday.

08/05/2014

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CenturyLink Offers 1 Gig Internet Speeds In Denver

Broadband and telephone service provider CenturyLink announced on Monday that it’s providing one-gigabit-per-second Internet speeds to some Denver neighborhoods and businesses.

08/05/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper and Rep. Jared Polis at a news conference announcing a compromise on fracking measures. (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper, Polis Fracking Compromise Would Pull Ballot Measures

Gov. John Hickenlooper and Rep. Jared Polis announced Monday a compromise on Colorado’s contentious fracking issue that’s dominated ballot measures, resulted in a lawsuit and spurred voter-approved bans on drilling.

08/04/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Has Fundraising Edge Over Beauprez

Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper has a fundraising edge against Republican gubernatorial challenger Bob Beauprez in their first head-to-head month.

08/04/2014

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Hickenlooper Helps Flood-Damaged Towns Move Forward Faster

Gov. John Hickenlooper is trying to help cities and counties recover faster from last year’s historic flooding. He is changing the process for how federal funding is distributed.

07/30/2014

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