Gov. John Hickenlooper

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Governor appoints trustees to Fort Lewis College board

The Fort Lewis College Board of Trustees will have some new faces come 2017. Gov. John Hickenlooper appointed Dianne Pacheco-Van Voorhees and Richard Kaufman to fill the seats vacated by Chairwoman...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Gov. Hickenlooper calls for unity in wake of election

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper is calling for unity after a divisive election in which he described Republican Donald Trump as a “narcissistic fraud.” His comments Thursday came just hours before...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Governor’s office unveils $28.5 billion budget request

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper on Tuesday proposed reductions to key government services as part of his $28.5 billion budget request to lawmakers. The governor’s office also proposed new programs...

DATE: Nov. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Hickenlooper threatens executive order on clean air

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday said the state can do more to push for clean air, doubling down on a draft executive order that would order cuts in carbon pollution. The proposed order...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Colorado represented at Democratic convention in Philadelphia

DENVER – Colorado was well represented Thursday for the historic moment when Hillary Clinton become the first woman to win a major party’s nomination for president. Gov. John Hickenlooper told the...

DATE: July 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Colorado governor opposes transfer of public lands

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar say a recently released Republican Party platform that promotes the transfer of federal public lands to states is bad for...

DATE: July 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Hickenlooper set to speak at Democratic National Convention

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper and Colorado House Majority Leader Crisanta Duran are scheduled to speak next week at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Committee officials...

DATE: July 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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In Hickenlooper’s memoir: Heartache, nude selfies, business chops

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper is a nerd. To the Colorado political world, that statement comes as no surprise. Part of his appeal in his 13 years in office – beginning with eight years as the...

DATE: July 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Grocery store liquor, beer sales coming to Colorado

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper on Friday signed a measure that will gradually allow the sale of full-strength alcohol in grocery stores. The governor said he struggled with the legislation, which...

DATE: June 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Colorado governor vetoes mental health legislation

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper vetoed legislation that rural Colorado hospitals said was necessary to address a conundrum with mental health holds. The late Thursday afternoon veto killed...

DATE: June 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Surrogates campaign for Clinton in Colorado

DENVER – Surrogates for Hillary Clinton in recent days have worked to raise the Democratic presidential candidate’s profile in Colorado and the Southwest. Gov. John Hickenlooper and U.S. Rep. Ed...

DATE: May 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news

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Colo. Gov. Hickenlooper signs bill in Durango

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Monday stopped at the Durango-La Plata County Airport to sign Senate Bill 16-168 into law, allowing counties and municipalities to enter into authorities with...

DATE: May 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local news