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30 min ago | Free Republic

How Fracking Could Break Colorado Democrats

Jaared Polis really doesn't care what anyone else thinks. If you saw the Colorado congressman speaking on the House floor last month wearing a clip-on bowtie with a polo shirt under his blazer, you know what I'm talking about.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, US Governors

4 hrs ago | Denver Post

Chefs unite to raise money to help feed kids in Colorado

Jamie Van Leeuwen, left, is Gov. Hickenlooper's deputy chief of staff; Billy Shore is the founder/CEO of Share Our Strength.

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Related Topix: Colorado, US Governors, Family, Kids

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Windsor Now

Colorado bill aimed at addressing - buy and dry' signed, but in watered-down form

A bill aimed at helping address one of Colorado's most pressing agriculture and water issues was signed into law this past week by Gov. John Hickenlooper.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Agriculture, Science, US Governors, Weld County, CO, Brighton, CO

Brush News-Tribune

City of Fort Morgan to receive $1 million to fix Riverside ball fields

The City of Fort Morgan will receive about $1 million from state and federal agencies to help restore the Riverside Park ball fields that were destroyed during last year's floods.

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Related Topix: Fort Morgan, CO, US Governors, Lyons, CO, FEMA, US News

CBS Local

Colorado Budget Finalized, Heads To Hickenlooper

Colorado lawmakers on Tuesday approved a $23 billion budget, sending to the governor a spending plan for next year that pours more money into public education and funds an aerial firefighting fleet.

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

The Miami Herald

Colorado budget finalized, heads to governor

Lawmakers approved a $23 billion budget for Colorado next year, sending to the governor a spending plan that increases money for public schools, colleges, and funds an aerial firefighting fleet.

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Denver Westword

Denver has more live music venues than Austin. Does it matter?

Governor John Hickenlooper has been insisting that Denver has more music venues than Austin since he was mayor of Denver.

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Related Topix: Denver, CO, US Governors

BusinessWeek

Moody's Plays Buzzkill on Colorado's Pot Tax Windfall

When voters in Colorado approved legalizing pot in 2012, some wanted to remove the stigma of marijuana, while others just hoped legal sales would help fill the state's coffers.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Governors

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Fort Collins Coloradoan

Spend or save? Pot tax debate far from settled

A legislative budget committee decided not to vote Monday on a $54 million plan from Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper to spend marijuana revenues on drug education and outreach.

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

CBS Local

Spend Or Save? Pot Tax Debate Far From Settled

A legislative budget committee decided not to vote Monday on a $54 million plan from Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper to spend marijuana revenues on education and outreach.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Drugs, Marijuana

Fort Collins Coloradoan

Panel dismisses Hickenlooper ethics complaint

Woodward Governor CEO and Chairman of the Board Tom Gendron, right, and Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper look over the grounds of what will become a new Woodward Governor plant in northeast Fort Collins on May 15, 2013.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Colorado, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Woodward Governor, Electronics, Fort Collins, CO

Denver Post

Twist in ethics complaint against Hickenlooper to be heard Monday

The attorney for a conservative group that filed an ethics complaint against Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper did exactly what the governor is accused of doing.

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Journal-Advocate

Kopp, Gessler face off in primary race for governor

Former Sen. Mike Kopp and Secretary of State Scott Gessler made the ballot for governor during the Republican state assembly Saturday, knocking off three rivals who also wanted a chance to compete.

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

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Grand Junction Sentinel

Through it runs a river

Bart Miller of Western Resource Advocates says a statewide water plan should focus on preserving the 80,000 jobs and the $9 billion the Colorado River generates on the Western Slope.

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Related Topix: Colorado, US Governors, Yampa, CO

ReporterHerald.com

Grant to help Larimer County with flood recovery in Big T Canyon and at Hermit Park

Larimer County Department of Natural Resources will receive $84,300 from Great Outdoors Colorado to assist with flood recovery efforts in the Big Thompson Canyon and Hermit Park Open Space.

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Related Topix: Larimer County, CO, US Governors, Estes Park, CO

NJ.com

Codey slams DiVincenzo, credits Norcross: The Autitor

TRENTON - What's that? Did state Sen. Richard Codey saying something nice about George Norcross , the state's most influential Democrat and the lawmaker's political nemesis? Well, kind of - but at the expense of another frequent target of his, Joseph DiVincenzo , the Essex County executive and fellow Democrat.

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Related Topix: Essex County, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors, Folk, Assembly, Marijuana

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Daily Kos

Colorado Senate race 2014

I am writing about all the competitive senate races. These diaries will be updated on Yahoo! as I hear about new material.

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

The Gazette

EDITORIAL: We deserve genuine process in ethics inquiry of governor

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is being investigated for using staff to plan the Democratic Governors Association meeting last year in Aspen, which critics consider a fundraising event.

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Greeley Tribune

Colorado GOP begins whittling governor hopefuls

Seven Republicans are vying for the right to challenge Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper this fall, including two former congressmen and the secretary of state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Bob Beauprez, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mark Udall, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, US Governors, Denver, CO

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Business Journal

Bars and liquor stores benefit from Colorado's newest law

Colorado's bars, restaurants and liquor store owners are likely to face larger fines - but less likely to face lengthy suspensions of their alcohol-sales licenses - under a bill signed into law Friday by Gov. John Hickenlooper .

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