More than a dozen Colorado conservation groups are blasting Governor John Hickenlooper for touting the state’s oil and gas regulations in a radio ad sponsored by an industry trade group. KUNC's Kirk Siegler reports the groups sent a letter to the Democrat Monday taking issue with one part of the ad in particular.
There are several big ticket items yet to be tackled by state lawmakers including the state budget. KUNC’s state capitol reporter Bente Birkeland sat down with Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper to talk about the session so far and some of his top priorities.
A proposal to privatize the only state-chartered workers' compensation company, Pinnacol Assurance, is getting a cool reception from a special panel reviewing the plan. A straw poll of the task force on Tuesday showed more than half to be opposed or neutral.