John Hickenlooper


Thu December 22, 2011

Governor Outlines Session Priorities

Courtesy of the State of Colorado

State lawmakers reconvene next month for their annual legislative session. Colorado Public Radio’s Ryan Warner recently spoke with Governor John Hickenlooper about his goals for the session what impact reapportionment may have in the legislative process…


Fri November 18, 2011
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Top Stories: Budke, Syracuse, & Clinton to Myanmar

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The speed of light, Hickenlooper, Clinton, Syracuse and more are some top stories this morning. Get caught up for conversation around the water cooler...

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Thu November 17, 2011

Hickenlooper Presents 2012 Budget Proposal

Kirk Siegler

Lawmakers peppered Governor John Hickenlooper with economic development questions on Thursday when he presented his budget for next year. The legislature’s bi-partisan joint budget committee is charged with crafting a budget. Similar to recent years, the budget will require significant cuts to government programs. The Governor has also set aside 6 million dollars for economic incentives. KUNC’s state capitol reporter Bente Birkeland has more.


Tue November 1, 2011

Cuts to K-12, Higher Education, Part of Governor’s Proposed 2012 Budget

Governor John Hickenlooper released his 2012 budget today. It includes further cuts to higher education and K-12 schools, although not as deep as in the current budget. It also spares state workers from additional furloughs and does not call for any prison closures.

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Thu October 13, 2011

Colorado Governor Tells Protesters to Leave Park

Protesters along Broadway in downtown Denver try to get the attention of passing drivers.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Outside the state capitol, the standoff between anti-Wall Street protesters and Colorado authorities has taken yet another turn.  Governor John Hickenlooper said Thursday the Occupy Denver protesters cannot continue camping in the state-owned park overnight. But it’s still unclear whether authorities will start forcefully removing protesters as early as tonight.

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