Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper is among the scheduled speakers at the Democratic Convention tonight. The former brew pub owner is one of the most popular governors in the country, and the Obama campaign hopes his popularity will help the party, once again, with the battleground state of Colorado in November. Kirk Siegler of member station KUNC has this profile.
Tuesday's press conference held by family members of victims of the Aurora Theater shooting charged that funds aren't being distributed quickly enough. Additionally, the family members say that the victims don't have any say in the process.
Coloradans will have the opportunity today to meet and greet with some of this year's Olympians on the heels of the Summer Games in London. The celebration begins at 3:30 this afternoon at Centennial Center Park.
Governor John Hickenlooper says he’s hopeful the state can reach a settlement with Longmont in a legal battle over the city’s new regulations that ban oil and gas drilling in residential neighborhoods.
Our statehouse reporter Bente Birkeland sat down with Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday to get his take on the state’s oil and gas regulations, his concerns about legalizing marijuana on the November election ballot, and why he isn’t planning a future political career in the national spotlight.