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Governor Hickenlooper: Fix the Hole in Colorado Municipal Courts

Nathan Woodliff-Stanley | Posted 05.06.2016 | Denver
Nathan Woodliff-Stanley

In Colorado municipal courts, justice is often hard to come by if you're poor. ACLU of Colorado client Shawn Hardman found that out the hard way when...

GOP Gubernatorial Debate Spoofs 'The Dating Game' In Appeal To Women Voters

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

Republicans attempted to show that they're really trying to reach out to women voters by talking about women as “ornamental” and playing music fro...

Coloradans Urge Democratic Governors to Invest in Renewables, Reject Fracking

Allison Wolff | Posted 09.16.2013 | Denver
Allison Wolff

On Saturday, July 13, Frack Free Colorado joined Protect Our Colorado and dozens of other groups outside the Democratic Governors Association meeting in Aspen, Colo., to remind the state leaders, that good governors don't frack their people.

Wildfire Task Force Considers Limits For Homeowners In Burn Zones

Posted 08.18.2013 | Denver

As firefighting crews continue to tackle what has become the state's most destructive fire in Colorado history, a wildfire task force created by Gover...

Why Did Hickenlooper and Urbina Kill the Fracking Healthcare Bill?

Gary Wockner | Posted 04.24.2013 | Denver
Gary Wockner

Rep Ginal's bill asked and proposed to answer a very honest and simple question, "Are people living near oil and gas drilling and fracking getting sicker than people who don't?" And the bill would have provided that information to the public in a short timeframe.

Guts and Guns

Michael J. Tansey | Posted 05.27.2013 | Politics
Michael J. Tansey

Survey after national survey demonstrates that fully 91 percent of Americans, including 84 percent of gun owners, strongly support universal background checks. Is there any other issue that 91 percent of us strongly support?

'Democratic' Gov. Hickenlooper Feels the Heat on Fracking

Wade Norris | Posted 04.17.2013 | Denver
Wade Norris

By now, it's clear that those of us in the environmental community who held our breath and our vapors over the idea of a President Romney, now are not willing to compromise in the face of environmental disaster.

Hickenlooper Settles Bet.. With Lamb Chops

Posted 03.19.2013 | Denver

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper grilled lamb chops Thursday in front of the capitol, that are making their way to Maryland. "We're here to settle a...

Hick Stumbles During State Of The State, Mumbles: 'Oh Jesus'

Posted 03.12.2013 | Denver

Perhaps it was because his State of the State address was so highly anticipated that Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper turned to a figure on high at...

Hickenlooper Asks For Mental Health Care Expansion

Posted 12.18.2012 | Denver

Colorado's Democratic Governor John Hickenlooper announced an $18.5 million plan Tuesday to expand the state's mental health services in response to r...

No Budget Cuts!

Posted 11.14.2012 | Denver

Colorado's Democratic Governor John Hickenlooper today is presenting lawmakers with a budget that does not include any major spending cuts for the fir...

Pro-Civil Unions Incumbent Faces Tight Race

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 11.05.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard. Pete Lee has served one term in the Colorado House, and as a Democrat from conservative Colorado Sp...

Governor Hickenlooper Announces Separation From Wife

Posted 07.31.2012 | Denver

Gov. John Hickenlooper and his wife of 10 years Helen Thorpe, announced Tuesday that they have decided to separate. The Governor's Office released ...

Committee Recommends Denver Bid For 2022 Olympics

Posted 06.28.2012 | Denver

The Denver Olympic Exploratory Committee gave unanimous support to a 2022 bid for hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Games, reminding Denver leaders t...

Hickenlooper To Sign Hospital Information Bill

Posted 05.07.2012 | Denver

On Monday, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law that changes how uninsured patients are billed after receiving hospital treatment. Senate...

Latest Hickenblooper Brings Pastor Protest

Posted 03.07.2012 | Denver

It was a harmless gaffe, worthy of the poorly disguised snickers that surely followed. Last week, Governor Hickenlooper mistakenly introduced Lt. Gov...

State Of The State: Hickenlooper To Address Colo.'s Pressing Issues

Posted 01.12.2012 | Denver

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will deliver his second State of the State address to the House and Senate and is expected to address a wide range of ...

Hickenlooper: Lobato Case 'Requires' An Appeal (UPDATE)

Posted 12.27.2011 | Denver

It's official. Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Wednesday morning that the state will be appealing the judge's ruling in the Lobato v. State of Colora...

WATCH: 2,000 Protesters March Downtown Saturday, 24 Arrested

AP/HuffPost | Posted 12.16.2011 | Denver

By P. SOLOMON BANDA and THOMAS PEIPERT, Associated Press DENVER (AP) -- Police in riot gear had just cleared Wall Street protesters out of their ca...

UPDATE: Occupy Denver Gets The Boot

Posted 12.13.2011 | Denver

Less than 24 hours after members of Occupy Denver handed Gov. John Hickenlooper an open letter requesting to continue camping at the Lincoln Park site...

Colo. Springs Police: Occupiers Can't Camp Here Either

Posted 12.12.2011 | Denver

It seems that Denver isn't the only city in Colorado facing strict tent ordinances. Several Occupy Colorado Springs participants met with police y...

#OccupyDenver Has Gov. Hickenlooper In A Tent Tizzy

Posted 12.11.2011 | Denver

Now home to hundreds of supporters of the Occupy Denver movement, Civic Center Park is sprouting a multitude of tents and, as of this morning on conse...

Lobato: 'There Were Not Enough Books, Supplies'

Posted 10.04.2011 | Denver

The Colorado student at the forefront of the education funding battle finally got to have her say in Denver District Court yesterday, five years after...

WATCH: Hickenlooper Unveils Plan To Reinvigorate Colorado Economy

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.19.2011 | Denver

Q: What takes 13,000 Coloradans, 8,500 online/survey responses, 64 counties, 50 work sessions, and six months to complete? A: The "Colorado Bluepri...

Emergency Disaster Declaration Issued For Las Animas Fires

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 08.02.2011 | Denver

Governor Hickenlooper declared an emergency disaster for the fires raging in Las Animas County. The Purgatoire and Bear fires have already burned clos...