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Boulder Youths Sue Colorado For Global Warming

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.10.2011 | Denver

Three Boulder County youths are suing the State of Colorado for polluting the atmosphere, contributing to global warming and climate change. 10-ye...

Controversial Singer Asks, "Show Me Your Beautiful Country"

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 06.04.2011 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

In the jazz realm, where fans are finicky and standard remakes a dime a dozen, Rene Marie's Voice of My Beautiful Country is grabbing headlines for both quality and controversy.

Hickenlooper Backs 'Fracking,' With A Caveat

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel | Dennis Webb | Posted 06.01.2011 | Denver

GLENWOOD SPRINGS -- Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday defended the use of hydraulic fracturing in oil and gas development in Colorado but renewed his...

Does Colorado Have to Cut Education? The Answer Is No

Michael J. McCarthy | Posted 05.29.2011 | Denver
Michael J. McCarthy

3,600 school district jobs, making an average of $56,000 a year, will be eliminated in Colorado in the near future. If that isn't worth getting out of your seats -- you're already dead where you sit.

E-mails: Brewers Pressed Hick Early On Beer Rules

The Denver Post | Tim Hoover | Posted 05.28.2011 | Denver

Hours after John Hickenlooper was sworn in as Colorado's governor Jan. 11, the former microbrewer was already being lobbied by his friends in the craf...

Opportunity Scholarships in D.C. Give Lawmakers Chance to Put Actions to Words

Malcom Glenn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Malcom Glenn

The D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program has improved reading scores for students involved and raised graduation rates for program participants to 91 percent.

Sportsmen, Conservationists Skeptical Of Hick's DOW, Parks Merger | Bobby Magill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Sportsmen's groups are expressing great skepticism about Gov. John Hickenlooper's plan to merge the Colorado Division of Wildlife and Colorado State P...

WATCH: Boigon Channels Hick In First TV Ad Of 2011 Mayoral Cycle

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The first television ad of the 2011 Denver mayoral race looks awfully familiar. In an ad released Monday, mayoral candidate Carol Boigon, an at-large...

House Republicans Double Down On Maintaining Strict Beer Rules

Denver Business Journal | Ed Sealover | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A legislative session that was supposed to be focused on jobs and the economy will take a detour Tuesday so two House committees can talk about who is...

Some Senate Dems Reject Hickenlooper Budget, Propose Raising More Revenue

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

"'We know that economic development and education are one and the same. What we're doing is cutting economic development," State Senator Rollie Heath,...

Hickenlooper Names Pinnacol Critic To Company's Board

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Governor John Hickenlooper nominated three new members to serve on the board of directors of Pinnacol Assurance, the state's quasi-public insurer of l...

Cut Prison Spending First, Not Schools

Michael J. McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael J. McCarthy

Gov. John Hickenlooper has proposed $570 million in budgets cuts, hacking off $332 million from K-12 education and trimming only a paltry $10 million from prisons.

Progressives To Hickenlooper: Consider Revenue Options Now

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

"Make no mistake, the choices we are making today will hurt," Governor John Hickenlooper said on Tuesday as he delivered his budget plan to the Joint ...

Generation Reinvention: How Boomers Are Changing Business for States and Cities

Brent Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brent Green

Contrary to naysayers, the Baby Boomer generation is reinventing aging, from business and nonprofit innovation to public policy leadership.

Hickenlooper Proposes Massive Cuts To Education

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Governor John Hickenlooper delivered his budget plan for the 2011-2012 fiscal year to the Joint Budget Committee on Tuesday. The Governor is proposin...

Hickenlooper's Class Solidarity

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
David Sirota

While Colorado's new governor campaigned on promises of being an education governor, he has just proposed historically massive cuts to its already comparatively underfunded public schools.

Is Hickenlooper a Reliable Ally?

Sean Paige | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Sean Paige

The true test of "maximum support" for Fort Carson comes when controversy erupts and harder steps have to be taken to keep the base a viable place to train soldiers.

Bill Vidal: Hickenlooper Threw 'Temper Tantrum' Over Potential Mayoral Run

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Bill Vidal may have opted to stay out of the Denver mayor's race, but he doesn't appear to be happy about internal discussions surrounding his decisio...

Bill Vidal Won't Run For Mayor

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Interim Denver Mayor Bill Vidal put to rest rumors that he would run run for a full term on Tuesday. Vidal, a life-long civil servant, was sworn in t...

Post Should Call on Moonlighters Like Stapleton to Follow Hick's Lead on Cellphone Use

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

John Hickenlooper told a conservative journalist that he'll use two cellphones, one for conducting the people's business and another for personal and campaign work. Other state officials should now follow Hick's lead.

Dan Maes Spent Nearly One-Third Of Campaign Donations Reimbursing His Family

The Denver Post | Jessica Fender | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

GOP gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes paid his daughter an end-of-campaign bonus and spent nearly a third of his total donations reimbursing himself an...

Hick Banking On 'Red Tape' Reduction Over Tax Reform

Robert Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Robert Schwab

Gov. John Hickenlooper said Friday he hoped legislation will be produced this session to reduce "red tape" that clutters Colorado business performance...

COGA Drops Lawsuit

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The trade group representing oil and natural gas drillers in Colorado announced on Thursday that it was dropping a lawsuit over the state's environmen...

Secure Communities

The Pueblo Chieftain | PATRICK MALONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Advocates for immigrants' rights are commending Gov. Bill Ritter for withholding Colorado participation in a federal deportation program unl...

Susan Greene On Leaving The Denver Post And The Future Of Colorado Journalism

Susan Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Susan Greene

Staying true to the Denver Post brand required a certain type of Stockholm syndrome. It meant internalizing what you figure your boss and your boss's boss might deem inconvenient to print.