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  1. Sec. Jewell unveils feds' grouse plans aimed at preventing listingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 min ago | Denver Post

    ... federal Endangered Species Act restrictions out of fear these would hurt economic growth. Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on May 15 directed state agencies to do more to help grouse, including a review of state rules for the oil and gas industry, ...

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  2. Hickenlooper gives strong defense of CDHS chiefRead the original story

    55 min ago | Colorado Statesman

    Gov. John Hickenlooper this week lauded Colorado Department of Human Services Director Reggie Bicha and his staff as being "among the best in the United States" after an overwhelming majority of lawmakers recently blasted Bicha's job performance. And Bicha vowed to meet with all 84 legislators who signed a letter addressed to Hickenlooper that laid out a long list of leadership concerns inside the agency that oversees the state's child welfare and mental health system.

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  3. Max Potter leaving Hickenlooper's staff to write a book about his bossRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Denver Post

    Maximillian Potter, Gov. John Hickenlooper's award-winning speech writer, is leaving state government to write a book about his boss. Shortly after Hickenlooper took office in January 2011, Potter, then a reporter and editor with 5280 Magazine, embedded himself in the governor's office.

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  4. Daily Digest: Colorado faces $1M repay because of food program, and 9 other storiesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Gov. John Hickenlooper says "it would be irresponsible to ignore federal law" on new carbon rules for power plants. Your daily resource for late-breaking news, upcoming events, the Denver weather forecast , Denver traffic information , and the stories that will be talked about on Thursday, May 28, 2015.

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  5. Report outlines what's needed to avoid Colorado military base closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    ... BRAC in 2005, states lobbied to maintain their federal bases, and Colorado came out ahead. Gov. John Hickenlooper said the new report is the first of its kind and makes a compelling argument for those lobbying for Colorado in Washington D.C. The ...

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  6. Colorado faces $1 million sanction for federal infractionsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Colorado is facing a $1 million sanction after Gov. John Hickenlooper's administration made changes to Colorado's food-assistance program without receiving federal approval. The state's total liability is potentially $3.9 million, according to a previously undisclosed letter obtained by The Denver Post, and involves a contract extension and amendments to its agreement with a private company to help operate the system that provides 500,000 low-income residents money for food.

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  7. Denver Dispatch'Awesome' Michelle Obama Thrills Delegates, but Arrests Sour Mood for SomeRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... convention. I've never seen a convention over time that was more open." "I spoke with [Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper] the other day," the composed and elegant veteran politician said in response to the opening question from the American Reporter. ...

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  8. Rare Joint Appearance: Hickenlooper, Gardner Address Future Of Oil & GasRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CBS Local

    Gov. John Hickenlooper and U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner made a rare joint appearance on Wednesday to address the future of oil and gas development in Colorado. The event was hosted by Vital for Colorado, a coalition of more than 35,000 business and civic leaders.

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  9. Senate backs limits on medical marijuana businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    ... tracking system, but then struggled to implement them due at least in part to a budget shortfall. Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law May 18 to limit medical growers to 36 plants, unless at least one of the patients the grower is supplying ...

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  10. Commissioner: Shutting Down Colowyo Mine Near Craig 'Would Be Catastrophic'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... Grobe said. In recent days local, state and federal politicians, including Sen. Cory Gardner and Gov. John Hickenlooper have come out in support of keeping the mine open. Mine officials will be meeting June 3 to talk about bout the lawsuit and what ...

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  11. Colorado's military impact tabbed at $27 billion annually, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Denver Post

    ... BRAC closures. I think it is no longer safe to assume these important missions speak for themselves." Gov. John Hickenlooper released the study at Cheyenne Mountain State Park in Colorado Springs on Wednesday afternoon. The study is based on figures ...

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  12. New Limits On Colorado Proxy Marriages Become LawRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | CBS Local

    Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed legislation to limit Colorado's unique rules for proxy marriages in which couples are wed with only one of the people present. The new law will limit such marriages to military couples and government contractors.

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  13. In defense of Jeffco schools' decision on Hickenlooper visitRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Gov. John Hickenlooper signs Senate Bill 119 into law May 19 at Ayres Elementary School in Sterling during the kindergarten graduation ceremony. Jefferson County schools said it would not let Hickenlooper hold a bill signing at Lakewood High School this spring, saying it would have been logistically impossible.

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  14. Governor Hickenlooper in southern ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    Gov. John Hickenlooper was in southern Colorado Wednesday. He visited the Springs Rescue Mission and Manitou Springs.

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  15. Guest Commentary: Retool administration of Colorado's social programsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Denver Post

    ... Department of Human Services for 20 years. A letter signed by more than 80 lawmakers and sent to Gov. John Hickenlooper earlier this month calling for leadership change in the department at first glance appears understandable given the performance ...

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  16. Camino de Santa Fe, Olive is openRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Lamar Daily News

    Mayor Roger Stagner and a host of politicians, city employees and people who contributed to the completion of Camino de Santa Fe and Olive Street cut the ribbon opening the street May 22. The project, 18 years in the making, had a ribbon cutting ceremony at noon May 22, and featured a host of local politicians, city workers, the Chamber of Commerce and people from the Colorado Department of Transportation joining in the celebration. City Administrator John Sutherland said the end result to a lot of people working together to make the intersection a reality, starting with Gov. John Hickenlooper.

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  17. Decision not to host governor unrelated to politics, schools superintendent saysRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Littleton Independent

    Schools Superintendent Dan McMinimee says that rejecting an offer from Gov. John Hickenlooper to sign testing legislation at two Jeffco schools was related to safety, logistics and protocol - not politics. Hickenlooper's staff reached out to both Bear Creek and Lakewood high schools as locations where the governor might sign House Bill 1323, which reduces the number of standardized tests students are required to take.

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  18. Jeff Legwold & Cory GardnerRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | KOA

    Senator Cory Gardner is back in Denver today for a discussion on fracking. Colorado's most controversial issue takes center stage this morning downtown as "Vital for Colorado" is hosting a discussion between Gardner and Governor John Hickenlooper: 850 KOA Broncos Insider Jeff Legwold joins us as the Broncos offseason workouts kick into high gear at Dove Valley today with the first day of OTAs:

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  19. Ribbon Cutting for Completed Williams Canyon ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KKTV

    An important project to restore Williams Canyon is complete. Governor John Hickenlooper will be in Manitou Springs, Wednesday afternoon, for a special celebration.

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  20. Maketa gets new (local) digs, Suthers selects Greene, moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... by the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce (now the Regional Business Alliance). - PZ As expected, Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed House Bill 1323, a wide-ranging bill to reduce standardized testing in K-12 public schools. He also signed Senate ...

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