Tag Archives: Governor John Hickenlooper

Man Mistakenly Released from Prison 90 Years Early

CDOCFaith leaders are asking Governor John Hickenlooper to pardon a Colorado convict who was sent back to prison after being mistakenly released 90 years early and creating a new life. In a letter to Hickenlooper dated Tuesday, clergy members urged the release of Rene Lima-Marin, who was sentenced in 2000 to a total of 98 years Continue reading

Poll Shows Udall and Hickenlooper with Slim Leads

online_survey_300x300A poll is showing the race between Senator Mark Udall and his Republican challenger, U.S. Representative Cory Gardner, is still a dead heat. The poll by Survey USA shows Udall ahead by 4 points, but the margin of error is 3.9 percentage points. It shows Udall ahead with women and unaffiliated voters. However, the poll is split Continue reading

Governor Working on Fracking Compromises

frackingGovernor John Hickenlooper says resolving land-use conflicts between energy companies and homeowners is one of the Continue reading

September Declared Workforce Development Month

colorado-workforce-center-3Governor John Hickenlooper has issued a proclamation declaring September as Workforce Development Month Continue reading

Statewide Mental Health Crisis Hotline Launched

MENTAL HEALTHGovernor John Hickenlooper, in partnership with the Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS), has announced the launch of Colorado’s first-ever statewide mental health crisis hotline. Mental health professionals are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide solutions and support to Coloradans Continue reading

Gardner Commits to Interview; Still no Word from Hickenlooper, Udall

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300mark-udall-300Still no word from Governor John Hickenlooper or Senator Mark Udall as to when they will turn their attention toward Northwest Colorado. Both have had standing invitations to conduct Continue reading

Hickenlooper Negotiates Drilling on Roan Plateau

ROANAn aide to Governor John Hickenlooper says the governor doesn’t want western Colorado to lose future revenue because of a proposal to settle lawsuits over drilling on the Roan Plateau.  Hickenlooper’s planning and budget director gave his assurances in a letter to Republican state Representative Continue reading

Udall, Hickenlooper Yet to Commit to Talking About Northwest Colorado

mark-udall-300JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300It has been over a month since Wild West Radio requested interviews with Senator Mark Udall and Governor John Hickenlooper.  There has still been no commitment from either camp.  Both are up for Continue reading

Pro-Fracking Group to Refund Campaign Contributions

frackingA report says Coloradans for Responsible Reform – the organization set up to fight Congressman Jared Polis’ oil-and-gas regulatory ballot measures – will Continue reading

Hickenlooper Makes Deal to Legislate Fracking

frackingGovernor John Hickenlooper says legislation should result next year from a commission he’s created to study hydraulic fracturing in Colorado.  The Continue reading

Hickenlooper Opposes Energy Ballot Measures

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300A day after giving up on a special legislative session on oil and gas drilling, Governor John Hickenlooper spoke with industry allies about his opposition to proposed Colorado ballot measures to limit drilling.  Hickenlooper is spoke yesterday afternoon at the Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce.  The Democratic governor reiterated his Continue reading

Tipton Bill Would Prohibit Federal Funds to be Used in Listing Sage Grouse

sage_grouse-300Yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee included Congressman Scott Tipton’s (R-CO) language to prohibit the use of any funds under the Fiscal Year 2015 Interior, Environment and Related Agencies Appropriations Act to be used to list the Gunnison or Greater Sage Grouse as threatened or endangered species. The bill Continue reading