State of the State

12:45pm

Fri January 16, 2015
State of the State

Hickenlooper On His Second Term, 'It Is A Pivot Point'

State of Colorado

Governor John Hickenlooper gave his annual State of the State Address in front of a joint session of the General Assembly Thursday. In the speech the governor spoke of his upcoming policies, initiatives, budget proposals and some looming state challenges.

So what does it all mean for the year ahead?

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5:42pm

Thu January 15, 2015
State Of The State

State Of The State Is 'Strong' As Hickenlooper Outlines 2015 Plans

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Governor John Hickenlooper received a warm reception from lawmakers in both parties during his annual State of the State Address. The Governor talked about policies he wants the legislature to adopt, announced a few new initiatives and urged lawmakers to face facts about the challenges facing Colorado.

During his roughly 45-minute speech Hickenlooper highlighted many of his budget proposals, such as giving more money to higher education and K-12 schools. He also pledged to look at ways to creatively fund roads and bridges, and threw his support behind a felony DUI law. Colorado is one of four states without one.

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10:58am

Thu January 15, 2015
Politics

TRANSCRIPT: Hickenlooper's 2015 State Of The State Address

John Hickenlooper as he made his 2014 State of the State address at the Colorado Capitol, Jan. 6, 2014.
State of Colorado

1:22pm

Thu January 9, 2014
Politics

TRANSCRIPT: Hickenlooper's 2014 State Of The State Address

Governor Hickenlooper gives his 2013 State of the State address in this photo from Jan. 10, 2013.
State of Colorado

9:59am

Sun January 15, 2012
Politics

Capitol Conversation: Breaking Down Hickenlooper’s Second State of the State Speech

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Just about every one of Colorado’s lawmakers seemed to find something to like in Governor John Hickenlooper’s second state of the state address. This year’s speech gave more of a framework for lawmakers as they meet over the next four months during the annual legislative session.

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