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Pot Holes Are Wake-Up Call for Republican Mayor of Colorado Springs

Jason Salzman | Posted 09.14.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

I wasn't sure the phrase existed in right-wing Colorado Springs, despite the pot holes that are proliferating due to the lack of tax money to fix them.

Matt Ferner

Colorado Governor Walks Back 'Reckless' Weed Legalization Comment | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D) said Tuesday his state's recreational marijuana law is not "reckless," as he called it a day earlier, but "risky."...

Matt Ferner

Colorado Governor: Legalizing Marijuana Was 'Reckless' | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper (D), a vocal opponent of his state's legalization of marijuana, said Monday that recreational marijuana laws are "reck...

Colorado Governor Fights To Stave Off Republican Challenger

Reuters | Posted 10.10.2014 | Politics

By Daniel Wallis and Keith Coffman DENVER, Aug 10 (Reuters) - When Colorado Democrat John Hickenlooper was elected governor four years...

Friday Talking Points -- As The Wedgie Turns

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We decided it was time to coin a new political term. We'll repeat the definition we gave it, back in May. Wedgie: When a political party's "wedge" issue turns on them and instead of dividing the other party, begins to divide their own.

Friday Talking Points -- So You Think You Can Rant?

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Lincoln Chaffee is our Most Impressive Democrat Of The Week award-winner. See, Republicans? Not only will you be welcomed, you'll actually get awards for making the trek across the aisle! Step right up, there's room for everyone!

Hundreds Of Colorado Schools Required To Serve Breakfast

Posted 05.15.2013 | Denver

Hundreds of Colorado schools will be required to start supplying breakfast to students next year after Governor John Hickenlooper signed the bill into...

Gov.: 'I Am Constantly Attacked For Being In The Pocket Of Oil And Gas'

The Boulder Daily Camera | JOE RUBINO | Posted 07.03.2013 | Denver

Gov. John Hickenlooper has been a lightning rod for the controversy surrounding oil and gas production in Colorado, specifically the industry's use of...

Hickenlooper On Boston Marathon: 'Our Hearts Ache'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.16.2013 | Denver

The deadly bombing at the Boston Marathon Monday has left at least three people dead and more than 140 others wounded. And although Boston may seem fa...

Hickenlooper: Suspect In Prison Chief Slaying Had A 'Bad Streak'

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2013 | Denver

March 24 (Reuters) - Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, a longtime family friend of a prime suspect in the shooting death of the state's prisons c...

Task Force Recommends Recreational Weed Purchasing Limits

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.26.2013 | Denver

By the time marijuana can be purchased for recreational use in the state, it may be capped off at a much lower amount than the stated limits in Amendm...

Matt Ferner

Hickenlooper In State Of The State: 'Let's Pass Civil Unions! | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.11.2013 | Denver

During his State of the State address, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper made it abundantly clear how he feels about the fate of a civil unions bill tha...

Matt Ferner

Hickenlooper Jokes He Can't Remember Amendment 64 Passed | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.10.2013 | Denver

Gov. John Hickenlooper is once again cracking jokes about marijuana policy in Colorado, this time during his State of the State address on Thursday. ...

Matt Ferner

Hick: 'Why Can't We Have Universal Background Checks For All Gun Sales?' | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.11.2013 | Denver

Gov. John Hickenlooper addressed one of the most talked-about and controversial issues facing the state of Colorado and the nation during his State of...

Weed's Legal, But Task Force Works On How To Regulate It

Posted 01.23.2014 | Denver

Pot is legal in Colorado -- now what? Well, that's just what Gov. John Hickenlooper's marijuana task force is working on, how to best regulate marijua...

Hick: Violence In Media, Video Games Play A Role In Shootings

Posted 12.18.2012 | Denver

The level of violence depicted in video games and in the media may be partially to blame for the wave of mass shootings in 2012, Colorado Gov. John Hi...

Matt Ferner

Recreational Marijuana Is Officially Legal In Colorado Today | Matt Ferner | Posted 12.10.2012 | Denver

Marijuana for recreational use is now legal in Colorado. Today, Governor John Hickenlooper signed an Executive Order making an "official declaratio...

Hickenlooper To Create Legal Weed Task Force

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.28.2012 | Denver

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will create a marijuana task force to help iron out the new laws and policy regarding legal marijuana in the state. ...

WATCH: Mason Tvert Talks Legal Weed In Colorado

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.12.2012 | Denver

Last week, Colorado and Washington became the first states to legalize marijuana for recreational use -- a landmark vote that is without historical pr...

Hick, Suthers 'Should Not Ask For Permission' On Legal Weed

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 11.09.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard. As Governor John Hickenlooper prepared to speak today with United States Attorney General Eric H...

Rocky Mountain High Could Get Higher With Spaceport

Posted 09.26.2012 | Denver

The Rocky Mountain High is poised to get even higher. Colorado U.S. Sens Michael Bennet and Mark Udall announced Tuesday that the Federal Aviation ...

Friday Talking Points -- Smile, Mitt, You're on Candid Camera!

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

When Mitt is releasing tax returns to change the subject, you just know he's in a bad place politically. It may still be way too early to confidently predict the outcome of the election, but it isn't too early to call Romney's campaign (so far) an unmitigated disaster.

Hickenlooper Questions Use Of Honey In White House Beer

Posted 09.08.2012 | Denver

Democrat John Hickenlooper may be one of the nation's most popular governors, but he's not a very sweet guy... when it comes to beer, that is. On ...

More Speakers Announced For Dem Convention

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics

The Democratic National Convention Committee announced Monday more speakers for its 2012 convention, which begins in Charlotte on Sept. 4. Chicago ...

Is American Gun Culture Compatible With a Modern Civil Society?

Zaman Stanizai | Posted 09.25.2012 | Home
Zaman Stanizai

In respect to gun ownership, we fall off the chart in every standard-setting category for a modern society. Our civilians pay the price as our laws empower the criminals. How long must we bury our heads in the sand and deny ourselves the decency of a 21st-century civil society?