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10 hrs ago | Daily Camera

Hickenlooper to announce faster flood-recovery reimbursements for local governments

Colorado's local governments - may of which have encountered cash flow problems while awaiting federal and state reimbursements for part of the money municipalities and counties have are spending on local flood recovery projects - could be in for what Gov. John Hickenlooper's staff says will be "a quicker reimbursement process."


Related Topix: US Governors

14 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Colorado's Experience Soundly Refutes Common Anti-gun Talking Point

Last month, while addressing a group of Colorado sheriffs , Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper spoke on the topic of the state's 2013 measure outlawing almost all private transfers of firearms.


Related Topix: US Governors, Guns, US News, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Conservative Political News

19 hrs ago |

Visit these oyster experts in Denver on National Oyster Day

Next Tuesday, August 5, is National Oyster Day! While Colorado may be a landlocked state, Denver has plenty of options when it comes to finding shellfish on the half-shell.


Related Topix: Denver, CO, Drink, Cocktails, US Governors, Glendale, CO

20 hrs ago | Colorado Political News

How GOP Brass Punked The Colorado Grassroots Once Again

Lynn Bartels of the Denver Post breaks an important, if unsurprising development -the Republican Governors Association worked actively behind the scenes to ensure one-time Colorado GOP gubernatorial frontrunner Tom Tancredo did not win that party's primary.


Related Topix: US Politics, Bob Beauprez, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Grassroots, Tom Tancredo, US Governors, Chris Christie

Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

Side-by-side, Kansas and Colorado governors offer test of strategies

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback has adopted a confrontational approach during his first term and now finds his re-election chances endangered.


Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Denver, CO

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Governor Hickenlooper to Visit Estes Park

The Governor is taking the time to visit Estes Park, to once again show his support for our community and "pound the tourism drum!" The Governor has consistently been supportive for not only the State of Colorado tourism but Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park specifically.


Related Topix: Estes Park, CO, US Governors, US National Parks, Rocky Mountain National Park

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Denver Post

Critics say CDOT making same U.S. 36 mistakes on I-70

Jimmy Thomas and Rose Eason held a sign indicating their opposition to the U.S. 36 toll-road proposal in February 2014.


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

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Obama promotes junk food to increase his popularity among 'regular Americans'

Currently facing the lowest public approval rating of his entire tenure, Barack Obama has adopted a new political strategy that he hopes will woo the American public to his side: junk food.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Austin, TX, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Joe Biden, Fast Food, US Governors

Denver Post

Shark! Shark joke! Warning! Hickenlooper is telling it again

Gov. John Hickenlooper is back with his shark joke and I'm sure it's eliciting groans, just like it does every time he tells it.


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

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Governor Hickenlooper at Jax shucking oysters for National Oyster Day

Tuesday, August 5th is National Oyster Day. In celebration of the beloved bi-valve, Jax Fish House , Colorado's oyster headquarters is celebrating the day at all four Jax locations.


Related Topix: US Governors, Colorado


Cancer survivor crowned Colorado's princess

Friday is "Princess Keely Day," by degree of Gov. John Hickenlooper, in honor of 6-year-old cancer survivor Keely Waterman, of Brighton.


Related Topix: US Governors, Denver, CO

Denver Post

"Flat Earth" fracking ad on "radical activists" insults some voters

A new campaign ad that features the "Flat Earth Discussion Group," cheese by-products and a man with a sock puppet takes a humorous look at Colorado's fracking battle, but some voters aren't laughing.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Colorado, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, US Governors, Denver, CO

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Longmont's Fracking Ban Tossed as Colorado Vote Looms

The city of Longmont, Colorado , can't ban hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, used to extract oil and gas from sand and shale formations, a judge ruled.


Related Topix: Colorado, Longmont, CO, US Governors

Business Journal

Beauprez challenges Hickenlooper to 8 debates

Former U.S. Rep. Bob Beauprez hugs his wife, Claudia, after winning Colorado's Republican gubernatorial nomination on June 24, 2014.


Related Topix: US Politics, Bob Beauprez, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors

American Reporter

Brasch WordsAMERICANS Need to Tear Down Our Wall

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: Denver, CO, Pepsi Center, US Governors, US Politics, John McCain, US News

St. Petersburg Times

Montana senator says he had PTSD when he wrote thesis that contained plagiarism

Montana Sen. John Walsh's thesis written to earn a master's degree from the U.S. Army War College contains unattributed passages taken word-for-word from previously published papers.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, US Governors

Steuben Courier

Legalization of Marijuana: Pros and Cons

The legalization of marijuana in Colorado and Washington was a boon to stoners everywhere - if they weren't taking pilgrimages to the new Pot Promised Land, they were reveling in the fact that each state victory on the marijuana front is potentially one step closer to legalization everywhere.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Drug Enforcement Administration, US Governors

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Federal judge declares Colorado ban on gay marriage unconstitutional

Bonnie Drake, left, and Margaret Skowvonski walk to join supporters outside the Boulder County Justice Center in Boulder on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 to support Boulder County Clerk and Recorder Hillary Hall.


Related Topix: Colorado, Gay/Lesbian, Boulder, CO, Boulder County, CO, US Governors

ABC News

Judge Strikes Down Gay Marriage Ban, Stays Ruling

A federal judge in Denver has declared Colorado's gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but he issued a temporary stay of the ruling to give the state a chance to appeal.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Denver, CO, US Governors

American Thinker

Citing anti-gun laws, Baretta to move operations from Maryland to Tennessee

Legendary Italian gunmaker Beretta announced on Tuesday that because of changes in the law passed by the Maryland legislature, the company would be moving its manufacturing operations to Tennessee next year.


Related Topix: Maryland Government, Maryland, US Governors, Dan Malloy