John Hickenlooper


Thu October 13, 2011

Hick: Protesters Can't Camp in Park

Governor Hickenlooper was joined by state Attorney General John Suthers and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock at a news conference addressing the protesters' demands Thursday.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper says Wall Street protesters camped out near the state capitol cannot continue staying in the state-owned park overnight.  It's the latest move in the growing standoff between protesters and authorities.

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Thu October 6, 2011

Gov. Hickenlooper Visits Fort Collins, Stresses Entrepreneurship

Grace Hood

Governor John Hickenlooper swung through Northern Colorado today in what he’s calling a “follow up” to his economic blueprint plan. The blueprint came after Hickenlooper solicited feedback from business leaders in all 64 Colorado counties in his "bottom up" economic development process. It includes six specific goals, including efforts to recruit and retain more businesses.

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Wed September 7, 2011

Anti-Childhood Hunger Campaign Kicks off in Colorado

Governor John Hickenlooper has signed an executive order extending an anti-childhood hunger campaign; part of a national effort to eradicate all childhood hunger by 2015.

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Fri July 29, 2011

Hick's Picks to Gas Commission Draw Cheers, Skepticism

KUNC file photo

Governor John Hickenlooper has appointed four new members to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.  The move is winning initial praise from industry representatives, but  some environmentalists are left wondering whether his choices will keep the commission balanced.

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Fri July 22, 2011
State Capitol

Governor Discusses Economic Plan, Obama Comments

Governor John Hickenlooper has spent most of this week on the road promoting what he calls his “Bottom Up” economic development plan. It’s the product of meetings from across the state over the last six months. He spoke with Colorado Public Radio’s Ryan Warner.

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