Tag Archives: Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper

Lawmakers Urge Governor to Reject BLM Travel Plan

BLMA group of 21 Republican lawmakers from the Senate and House sent a letter to Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper May 20th calling on him to oppose a new BLM “travel plan” for parts of the Western Slope that could close up to 2,000 miles of rural roads or trails in Grand Continue reading

Law Makes it Harder for Citizens to Add Ballot Measures

Ballot-300Colorado citizens have a new hurdle to petition for new provisions in the state constitution. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law yesterday to require that citizen petitions have estimates of the fiscal impact when organizers are gathering signatures. That’s a Continue reading

Bill Would Encourage Spending Lottery Proceeds on Bike Trails

Bicycle 32A recreational bike trail from Wyoming to New Mexico is a goal set by Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper. A proposal before the Colorado Senate could play a part in that goal. The Senate Finance Committee started work yesterday on a bill to encourage Parks and Wildlife and local governments to spend a portion of the net lottery Continue reading

Hickenlooper Attempts to Connect Employers with Prospective Employees

Unemployment2Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper’s administration wants to help people who have been unemployed at least 26 weeks find jobs with a $3 million initiative aimed at connecting them with interested employers. Hickenlooper Continue reading

Settlement Reached on Roan Plateau

ROANSecretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, Friday, joined Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper to announce a landmark settlement agreement that will help protect the Roan Plateau near Rifle, while also encouraging natural gas development. The settlement helps protect wildlife and supports opportunities for outdoor Continue reading

Gubernatorial Candidates Talk Pot at Debate

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300BEAUPREZColorado Governor John Hickenlooper says state voters were “reckless” when they legalized recreational marijuana two years ago. The governor was asked about legalization during a debate yesterday Continue reading

Film On Governor Hickenlooper Sparks Ethics Investigation

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300An upcoming film about Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper is under review by state officials considering its finances.  The secretary of state’s office is scheduled to hear a complaint about the upcoming short documentary likely to criticize the Democratic governor.  At issue is whether the conservative group making the film should Continue reading