John Hickenlooper

7:55am

Fri January 13, 2012
Politics

On The State Of The State

The Governor delivering his State of the State address, January 12th, 2012.
Office of the Governor via facebook.com/JohnHickenlooper

Governor John Hickenlooper urged state lawmakers and Coloradans to be creative entrepreneurs in his second state of the state address yesterday at the Capitol.

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12:02pm

Thu January 12, 2012
State of the State

TRANSCRIPT: Hickenlooper's 2012 State Of The State

Picture of the Governor from the State of the State Address - January 13, 2011
Evan Semón Colorado.gov

2:34pm

Mon January 9, 2012
Business

Hickenlooper Outlines Business Agenda for Session

Governor John Hickenlooper spoke at the Denver Metro Chamber's annual legislative business briefing Monday at the Colorado Capitol.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

 Governor John Hickenlooper told a crowd of business leaders at the state capitol Monday that the beleaguered state budget will likely be the source of the most heated debates in the upcoming legislative session.  But speaking at the Denver Metro Chamber’s annual business policy briefing, the Democrat urged lawmakers to work together to create a better environment for business growth.

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5:49am

Mon January 9, 2012
Politics

Legislative Leadership Series: John Hickenlooper

Courtesy of the State of Colorado colorado.gov

Colorado’s 2012 legislative session gets under way this Wednesday. On Thursday Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper will outline his priorities and expectations for the session during his second State of the State speech before a joint session of the House and Senate. 

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7:20am

Thu January 5, 2012
The Two-Way

Denver Reconsiders The Olympics Despite Dumping 1976 Games

Originally published on Thu January 5, 2012 12:37 pm

February 1976: The Winter Olympics were moved to Innsbruck, Austria, after Denver decided it couldn't host them.
Hulton Archive Getty Images

It may be the most insulting snub in Olympic history. After seeking and winning the right to host the 1976 Winter Olympics, the city of Denver backed out of the games. Colorado voters rejected public funding of the Olympics in 1972 and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was forced to turn to Innsbruck, Austria, the host city eight years earlier.

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