Tag Archives: John Hickenlooper

Gubernatorial Candidates Release Tax Returns

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300BEAUPREZColorado’s governor and his challenger have released years of personal tax returns. The records given to the media yesterday showed Democratic Governor John Hickenlooper made about $467,000 in 2012. Continue reading

Hickenlooper, Udall Yet to Address Northwest Colorado

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300mark-udall-300Still no further word from the John Hickenlooper and Mark Udall camps on when they will be able to address the concerns of their Northwest Colorado constituents.  A couple Continue reading

Beauprez Wins Republican Primary for Governor

BEAUPREZFormer U.S. Representative Bob Beauprez has won the Republican primary election for Colorado governor, besting three other candidates for the chance to challenge incumbent Democratic Governor John Continue reading

Primary Election Ends Today

Ballot-300Ballots are due today in the Primary election.  If you haven’t mailed in your completed ballot, you’ll need to take it in person to your local County Clerk and Recorder’s Office.  Rio Blanco County’s Republican ballot will have Michael Joos facing off against Anthony Mazzola Continue reading

Ballots for Primary Election Due Tomorrow

Ballot-300Tomorrow is the deadline to turn in your primary election ballot.  If you haven’t yet mailed in your ballot, it’s recommended you submit it in person.  This year’s ballot features several candidates vying for the Republican nomination for governor.  Continue reading

Hickenlooper Says He Didn’t Know Gun Laws Would be Controversial

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300During a meeting with nearly half of Colorado’s Sheriffs Friday, John Hickenlooper apologized to the group for signing new restrictive gun legislation without consulting with law enforcement. Deputies in attendance claim the governor seemed more concerned with the public’s reaction to the bills rather than having Continue reading

Hickenlooper Still Considering Special Session

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Lawmakers and groups with a stake in oil and gas development in Colorado have a draft bill from the governor’s office that seeks to find a compromise on local control rules for the booming fracking industry.  Governor John Hickenlooper will order a special legislative session if there is consensus on the proposal aimed at trying to stave off Continue reading

Governor Signs Bills While Touring Southeast Colorado

JOHN-HICKENLOOPER-300Governor John Hickenlooper traveled through southern Colorado yesterday to sign several bills, including one to provide social workers to juvenile offenders and another to allocate funding for the state fair.  The governor was in Colorado Springs yesterday morning to sign legislation that requires the public defender’s office to Continue reading

Hickenlooper Signs Bill to Increase Colorado’s Air Firefighting Fleet

fire season smallGovernor John Hickenlooper, after being briefed by state and federal firefighting bosses on the outlook for the 2014 wildfire season in Colorado, has signed legislation authorizing nearly Continue reading

Gardner Praises Governor for Health Plan Decision

HEALTH-SYMBOL-300Earlier this week, Congressman Cory Gardner sent a letter to Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper requesting that the state of Colorado permanently allow insurance carriers to restore health plans that were cancelled due to the President’s healthcare law. Friday, the Colorado Division of Continue reading

Gardner Urges Hickenlooper to Allow Insurance Companies to Restore Health Plans

gardnerCongressman Cory Gardner (CO-04) sent a letter last night to Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper requesting that the state of Colorado allow insurance companies the ability to restore health plans that were cancelled due to the President’s health care law. This request comes as 335,484 Coloradans have received cancellation Continue reading