John Hickenlooper


Mon April 16, 2012

Review: Forest Service Crews had Insufficient Data on Weather, Unburned Vegetation

Gov. John Hickenlooper and CSU President Tony Frank at Media Briefing
Kirk Siegler

An independent review commissioned by the Governor and Colorado State University of the conditions leading up to the deadly Lower North Fork wildfire was released to the public Monday.

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Fri April 13, 2012

Governor Hickenlooper Weighs in on Budget

Governor John Hickenlooper
State of Colorado

As the proposed $19-billion state budget for next year moves through the legislature, KUNC’s State Capitol Reporter Bente Birkeland speaks with Governor John Hickenlooper about the plan and some of the other bills still alive at the capitol.


Wed March 28, 2012

Revamp of Governor’s Energy Office Passes First Test

A bill to reorganize the Governor’s Energy Office and expand its mission to include the promotion of oil and gas development alongside clean energy cleared its first hurdle at the capitol on Wednesday. Governor John Hickenlooper supports the change, but other Democrats are wary.

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Wed March 28, 2012
Colorado Wildfires

Hickenlooper Temporarily Bans Prescribed Burns Statewide

Smoke from the Lower North Fork Fire burning near Conifer.
Shawn Campbell Flickr – Creative Commons

With a wildfire continuing to burn through the foothills southwest of Denver, Governor John Hickenlooper says he will temporarily ban the state government’s use of prescribed burns on state land. 

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Tue March 27, 2012