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Governor John Hickenlooper

Paul Sandoval's Enduring Legacy and Cause

Wayne Trujillo | Posted 07.12.2014 | Denver
Wayne Trujillo

Kingpin. Denver icon. Politco powerhouse. Capital Hill connoisseur. Tamale maker. Assorted titles and descriptions of Paul Sandoval's legend and influence chart the man's professional and personal oeuvre.

BOTH SIDES NOW: 'Feckless' Obama Zig-Zags to Success on Syria

HuffPost Radio | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgErickson & Reagan debate the deus ex machina of Putin salvaging Obama's Syrian policy after the chemical attack. Looks like 44's smart audibles worked better that 42's "resoluteness" on Iraq and that McGovern's 'come home' approach has prevailed over McCain's more-war.

Prison Closed By Budget Cuts Is Reopened To Serve Homeless

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

"When one door closes, another is opened," as the saying goes. But Colorado did one better, albeit not very intentionally. Formerly known as the Fo...

Perspective X: How Collaboration Can Help Solve Complex Problems

Carlos Dominguez | Posted 03.31.2013 | Impact
Carlos Dominguez

The government isn't always pointed to as a source of innovation; Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper, a former businessman and two-term mayor of Denver, is one elected official who's using a very innovative approach to changing the way the government operates.

Hickenlooper: It's Time To Talk Gun Laws

AP | IVAN MORENO and KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 02.12.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- Colorado's Gov. John Hickenlooper said "the time is right" for state lawmakers to consider gun control measures, offering his firmest stance...

Payments Have Been Finalized

AP | Posted 01.17.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- A mediator handling the distribution of about $5.3 million in donations to victims of the Colorado theater shootings said Friday that disbur...

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...

Trouble With Hickenlooper

Gary Wockner | Posted 11.04.2012 | Denver
Gary Wockner

Historically, most Colorado governors have had a strong environmental ethic. But more and more, Coloradans are asking themselves: When is John Hickenlooper going to understand that we want him to be a strong and effective environmental steward?

Colorado's Message of Hope

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 09.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

When tragedies like this hit the news cycle, it is often the horror that is most glaring. Sometimes it takes longer for the quieter triumphs of the human spirit to be seen.

USOC Passes On 2022 Olympic Games Bid

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 07.05.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- The U.S. Olympic Committee will not bid for the 2022 Winter Games, instead choosing to explore the possibility of hosting either the Summer ...

Hickenlooper: 'Missinformation' About Fracking

Posted 06.20.2012 | Denver

Governor John Hickenlooper was invited to give the keynote address at The Atlantic’s Next Generation Energy Forum and, after opening with a methane ...

Civil Unions Bill To Be Debated Again

Posted 04.19.2012 | Denver

Legislation to establish state recognition of civil unions in Colorado is heading back to the Senate floor for debate and a vote next week. Althoug...

John Celock

Governors Target Prescription Drug Abuse

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.29.2012 | Politics

The nation's governors have begun studying prescription drug abuse and plan to develop best practices that can be used by state governments. The N...

Child Poverty May Be Slowing, Report Finds

Posted 03.29.2012 | Denver

The dramatic rate at which Colorado youth have been slipping into poverty seems to have finally come to a standstill this year, according to data rele...

Occupy Denver Takes The Fight To Hickenlooper (UPDATE)

Posted 12.12.2011 | Denver

Occupy Denver has published an open letter to Governor Hickenlooper challenging the governor’s controversial statements about wanting to shut down O...

PHOTOS: Colorado Remembers 9/11

Posted 11.12.2011 | Denver

Civic Center Park did not host a grim 9/11 memorial, but rather seemed to channel more of a somber July 4th gathering. Approximately 35,000 people...

UPDATE: Judge Rules Colo. Education System Unconstitutional

Posted 12.10.2011 | Denver

Beginning Monday, a Denver district court will hear arguments on Lobato v. State of Colorado, a lawsuit that raises the question: is the state's syste...

PHOTOS: IKEA Grand Opening Is A Hit

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 09.26.2011 | Denver

The grand opening of IKEA's first Colorado location persuaded thousands to form a line stretching around the side of the 13.5 acre store all the way t...

8 More Counties In A Drought Emergency, Gov. Says

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 09.13.2011 | Denver

Wednesday, Gov. John Hickenlooper sent another round of letters to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack requesting disaster assistance for eight add...

From Patient To Princess: Make A Wish Foundation Gives Girl Royal Treatment

Posted 07.16.2011 | Impact

The Make A Wish Foundation gave a girl suffering from a life-threatening heart condition an experience fit for a princess, reports KDVR. Along with...

Hickenlooper Cracks Down On School Bullying

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.13.2011 | Denver

Governor John Hickenlooper is expected to sign House Bill 1254 today. The bill, lauded by high schools, minority leaders and LGBT rights groups seeks ...