John Hickenlooper

5:51pm

Wed June 4, 2014
Politics

Hickenlooper Squashes Road Deal Transparency Measure

Signs for U.S. 36 in Arvada, Colorado. June 2007.
Landry Heaton Flickr - Creative Commons

A bill that would have provided greater public oversight during public-private road deals was vetoed by Governor John Hickenlooper Wednesday.

The measure was proposed following public outcry over a deal to widen U.S. 36 between Denver and Boulder as well as install toll lanes.

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3:49pm

Wed May 21, 2014
Politics

Governor Hickenlooper Signs Stricter Pot Regulations

Governor John Hickenlooper signs House Bill 1361 to create an equivalency between marijuana that is smoked, and marijuana in a concentrate form that is vaporized.
Bente Birkeland RMCR

Governor John Hickenlooper signed two measures into law Wednesday, both aimed at tightening rules around marijuana edibles and concentrates. One goal is to make sure young children don’t accidentally ingest the drug.

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4:20pm

Mon May 12, 2014
Wildfires

Expecting A Normal Wildfire Season, Hickenlooper Signs Wildfire Legislation

Governor John Hickenlooper briefs reporters following a 2014 wildfire update.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

As snow fell in Colorado Monday, Governor John Hickenlooper spoke about the state's 2014 wildfire outlook and signed three wildfire focused bills into law. While Northern Colorado has seen ample moisture, the Division of Fire Prevention and Control said the state should still expect to see an average to normal fire season.

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8:41am

Fri May 9, 2014
Politics

A Look Back At The Wrapped Colorado Legislative Session

Colorado Senate GOP Flickr - Creative Commons

Colorado’s legislative session wrapped up on a muted tone Wednesday with most major bills already tied up before the closing gavel fell. This session was relatively calm compared to the previous, when Democrats pushed through historic and controversial proposals.

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6:43pm

Wed April 23, 2014
Business

Wellness Center Could Mark ‘Turning Point’ For Estes Economy

Gov. Hickenlooper greets Grand Heritage Hotel Group President John Cullen. Hickenlooper is flanked by Brian Herwig (left), CEO of Estes Park Medical Center and Bill Pinkham (right), Estes Park’s Mayor.

Governor John Hickenlooper was on hand Wednesday for the ground breaking of a new $30 million public private project between Grand Heritage Hotel Group — owner of the Stanley Hotel — and the Estes Park Medical Center.

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