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21 min ago | Business Journal

Blackstone looks to goose companies' growth in Colorado with network

April 23, 2014 -- Jon Gray, head of Blackstone Group's global real estate investments, describes why the asset management giant is backing a Colorado entrepreneur's network.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, Democrat, Blackstone Group, Advertising, Denver, CO, US Governors

4 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Here's just how low the Kochs will go

They really are despicable. That picture up there? President Obama and Sen. Mark Udall looking dismayed and upset, ostensibly about Obamacare? That's a screenshot from an ad from the Kochs' Americans for Prosperity.


Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, US Governors, Liberal Political News

8 hrs ago |

Gov. Hickenlooper to celebrate future Anschutz Wellness Center in Estes Park

Gov. John Hickenlooper will join Estes Park officials and other dignitaries Wednesday, April 23, to celebrate the purchase of town-owned land for a $30 million health and wellness center.


Related Topix: US Governors, Estes Park, CO

13 hrs ago | Denver Post

Gov. Hickenlooper beats all four GOP rivals in latest Quinnipiac poll

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper addresses the crowd during the Colorado Democratic watch party at the Sheraton in Denver on November 6, 2012.


Related Topix: US Politics, Bob Beauprez, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Denver, CO, Tom Tancredo

17 hrs ago | ActBlue

Image of John Hickenlooper

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Related Topix: US Governors, Non-Profit, US News, Liberal Political News

18 hrs ago | Denver Post

Colorado CIO resigns to take job in private sector

Kristin Russell is leaving her post as executive director of the Governor's Office of Information Technology next month to join Deloitte Consulting, Gov. John Hickenlooper's office announced this week.


Related Topix: CIO News, Colorado, Colorado Government, US Governors

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Denver Post

Citizens United plans political film on Colorado, Gov. Hickenlooper

Citizens United, a conservative group synonymous with a controversial Supreme Court decision on money and elections, is filming a documentary about various Colorado "advocacy groups" and their impact on state government and policy.


Related Topix: US Governors


Colorado lawmakers move to tighten edible marijuana laws

Colorado lawmakers are moving to tighten laws governing the sale of marijuana-infused edibles, an issue that has gained attention following two deaths possibly linked to the ingestion of cannabis products, the measures' main sponsor said on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Denver, CO, US News, US Governors


Colorado pols invite Christie over

Colorado elected leaders have a message for Chris Christie on living in the Rocky Mountain State: Don't knock it until you try it.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, Democrat, Chris Christie, US Governors

The Heartland Institute

Bipartisan Effort Moves Colorado Toward Banning Traffic Cameras

Renfroe, a Republican from Weld County, says the automatic enforcement cameras used in a number of Colorado cities are about raising money more than ensuring drivers' safety.


Related Topix: US Governors, Denver, CO


Colorado should reduce use of solitary confinement

The practice of keeping Colorado prisoners in solitary confinement is receiving increased scrutiny, especially in the cases of mentally ill prisoners.


Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, New York Government, New York, Prison, US Governors, Opinion


Colorado raising 'rainy day fund' to $576M

Wind Advisory issued April 21 at 9:21PM MDT expiring April 22 at 11:00PM MDT in effect for: Delta, Dolores, Garfield, Gunnison, Mesa, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Miguel Wind Advisory issued April 22 at 3:33AM MDT expiring April 22 at 7:00PM MDT in effect for: Cheyenne, Kit Carson, Yuma Fire Weather Watch issued April 21 at ... (more)


Related Topix: Colorado, Dolores, CO, US Governors

American Reporter

Denver Dispatch'Awesome' Michelle Obama Thrills Delegates, but Arrests Sour Mood for Some

AT THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION, DENVER, Colo., Aug. 25, 2008 -- Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi started off the Democratic National convention press briefings this morning with a promise of unparalleled openness and a willingness to listen, but when 4,000 protestors concerned about everything from the Iraq War to diminishing Arctic habitat ... (more)


Related Topix: Michelle Obama, Denver, CO, Pepsi Center, US Governors

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Business Journal

Travel-insurance regulatory bill on way to governor's desk

Travelers walk through a terminal at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012.


Related Topix: US Governors, Arvada, CO

Denver Post

Proposal to ban red-light cameras advances, Hickenlooper noncommittal

This red light camera is at intersections of 6th Ave., Speer and Lincoln in Denver.


Related Topix: Denver, CO, US News, US Governors

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

EPMC Press Release - Gov Hickenlooper to visit

Please join Gov. John Hickenlooper, Mayor Pinkham, Grand Heritage Hotel Group and the Estes Park Medical Center to celebrate the first milestone in the development of a world-class wellness destination center in Estes Park.


Related Topix: US Governors, Estes Park, CO

The Raw Story

Denver's first '420 Rally' since marijuana legalization draws huge crowd

Authorities predict that Denver's first " 420 Rally " since the legalization of marijuana will be the largest to date, but remind attendees that smoking pot in public is still illegal.


Related Topix: Marijuana, Denver, CO, US Governors

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Windsor Now

Gov. Hickenlooper talks on a variety of subjects at Greeley Rotary clubs luncheon

Gov. John Hickenlooper speaks to a crowd of Greeley community members during the Rotary Club luncheon Thursday at Greeley Country Club.


Related Topix: US Governors, Colorado, Denver, CO, Greeley, CO, US News

Sat Apr 19, 2014


If You Support Legal Marijuana, Memorize These 13 Stats

The legal marijuana industry is already bringing in millions for states like Colorado and California, and is projected to bring in millions more for other states enacting medical and recreational cannabis laws.


Related Topix: Marijuana, San Francisco, CA, US Governors


New website to increase transparency in child welfare

The Colorado Department of Human Services Community Performance Center was developed as a result of Gov. John Hickenlooper's Child Welfare Plan "Keeping Kids Safe and Families Healthy 2.0." Colorado is one of only four states to show child welfare data through an interactive site.


Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, US Governors