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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.

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

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Switched

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.

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

Journal-Advocate

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.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, US Governors

Star Tribune

National energy boom blurs traditional Democratic-Republican battle lines across the country

Democrats are split between environmentalists and business and labor groups, with the proposed Canada-to-Texas oil pipeline a major wedge.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Andrew Cuomo, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Thousands descend on Denver for largest 4-20 rally ever

Thousands are expected to gather in Civic Center Park in downtown Denver for the first 4-20 rally since recreational pot was legalized in Colorado.

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Related Topix: Denver, CO, Marijuana, US Governors

Fri Apr 18, 2014

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)

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

The Gazette

Colorado angles to expand hemp industry

Colorado is just starting its experiment with industrial hemp production, but interest in the new crop is so strong that the state is moving to expand the number and size of farms growing marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Agriculture, Science, Marijuana, US Governors, Drug Enforcement Administration

Colorado Statesman

Hickenlooper glides by Colorado's allegedly Independent Ethics Commission

Before publicly debating its ruling on whether Gov. John Hickenlooper violated ethical standards last year by hosting the Democratic Governors' Association meeting in Aspen, Colorado's Independent Ethics Commission went into executive session Monday morning to confer with their attorney.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Aspen, CO

Denver Westword

Marijuana: How state officials define responsible pot use during 4/20 celebrations

Governor John Hickenlooper recently compared adult marijuana use to drinking a beer in the afternoon.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, US Governors, Colorado, Colorado Government

Denver Post

Colorado gets screen time at Tribeca Festival

Director Daniel Junge, left, will be screening "Beyond the Brick: A Lego Brickumentary," above, at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Tribeca (New York, NY), The Cove, Denver, CO, US Governors, Movies, Entertainment

Denver Post

Evergreen looks to apply for creative arts district designation

Ted Garcia peers through the kaleidoscope egg he created and dubbed a kaleggascope at Evergreen National Bank in Evergreen on April 9. A contingent in Evergreen is seeking creative arts district designation from the state.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Greeley Tribune

Tribune Opinion: Gov. John Hickenlooper visits voters in Greeley, where's Sen. Mark Udall?

Students continue to add tape to the webbing that holds Blakley Wallace, principal of Heath Middle School, in place on the wall during a special assembly Friday afternoon at Heath Middle School in Greeley.

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Related Topix: US Governors, US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Greeley, CO, Opinion

Greeley Tribune

Gov. Hickenlooper changes view of at least one Republican during visit to Greeley

An America flag stands along side Gov. John Hickenlooper as he speaks to during the Rotary Club luncheon Thursday at Greeley Country Club.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Greeley, CO, Weld County, CO

Boulder Weekly

Drug-endangered child bill goes way too far

Testimony was expected this week on Rep. Jonathan Singer's House Bill 1364, which would add post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of debilitating medical conditions for the purposes of the use of medical marijuana.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Governors, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Daily Camera

State race ethics: How candidates act during races an important test

The ancient proverb can be a handy one in politics and diplomacy - how else could the West stomach Joseph Stalin against the Nazis? But it's too big of a compromise on petty, small issues.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Opinion

Counterpunch

The Sound of the Sixth Shoe Falling

Rarely do you hear squeals of glee when people are told the oil boys are coming to town.

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Related Topix: Fort Collins, CO, US Governors

Denver Post

Four on GOP ballot for governor, as Beauprez gets needed signatures

Four Republicans are on the ballot for governor with the announcement Wednesday that former Congressman Bob Beau- prez barely collected enough signatures to add his name.

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Related Topix: US News, Denver, CO, US Politics, Tom Tancredo, US Governors, Bill Ritter

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Daily Caller

Colorado ethics panel caught with unethical records policy

A Colorado ethics commission charges five times what is allowed by law for copies of records obtained under the state open records act.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Conservative Political News, US News

TheDenverChannel

Lawmakers approve government records bill

Wind Advisory issued April 16 at 10:04AM MDT expiring April 16 at 3:00PM MDT in effect for: Cheyenne, Kit Carson, Yuma Winter Weather Advisory issued April 16 at 9:56AM MDT expiring April 17 at 4:00AM MDT in effect for: Huerfano, Las Animas Winter Weather Advisory issued April 16 at 9:56AM MDT expiring April 17 at 4:00AM MDT in effect for: Alamosa, ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Governors, Colorado, US News

The Pordland Mercury

High Taxes

It's not quite that simple, but one of the most successful arguments in favor of legalizing marijuana is that doing so will give a significant boost to states' coffers.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Colorado, Colorado Government, US Governors

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