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  1. Legislature winding down for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Fort Morgan Times

    Bob Rankin, R-Carbondale, Sen. Pat Steadman, D-Denver, Sen. Kent Lambert, R-Colorado Springs, Rep. Millie Hamner, D-Dillon, Rep. Dave Young, D-Greeley, Sen. Kevin Grantham, R-Canon City, Speaker Dickey Lee Hullinghorst, D-Boulder, Senate President Bill Cadman, R-Colorado Springs, and Majority Leader Crisanta Duran, D-Denver, look on as Gov. John Hickenlooper signs SB15-234 on Friday. Lawmakers at the state Capitol are heading into the last days of the 2015 legislative session, with more than 150 bills to work on before they adjourn on May 6. That's not stopping legislators from adding to their workload, with introduction of major legislation in the session's remaining days.

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  2. Guest Commentary: Reauthorize Colorado's Hospital Provider FeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Denver Post

    ... Hospital Provider Fee and its impact on the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights (TABOR). Earlier this month, Gov. John Hickenlooper proposed doing so as part of a five-point plan to ease what he calls Colorado's "fiscal thicket." In the absence of action, we ...

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  3. Get your say on parks and wildlifeRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... the Durango meeting "brought together the most people and was one of the liveliest" in the state. Gov. John Hickenlooper forced a shotgun wedding between the Division of Wildlife and the state parks department, but it's working. Park fees are 15 ...

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  4. Editorial: A testing compromiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Camera

    Gov. John Hickenlooper and former Govs. Roy Romer and Bill Owens joined forces this week to warn against legislation that amounts to an attack on accountability in education. Senate Bill 223, which has passed the Senate with bipartisan support, would bar the state from penalizing any school or district with a high student opt-out rate in testing.

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  5. As theater shooting trial opens, gun debate dwindlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Albany Times Union

    ... enators were voted out in the regular elections last year. And, despite big GOP victories, Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper won re-election despite signing the gun control laws. Guns

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  6. Dia Del Nino Celebration Celebrates Mexican CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CBS Local

    Gov. John Hickenlooper and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock proclaimed April 25 as Dia del Nino Day for the State of Colorado and the City of Denver. The second annual Dia del Nino celebration is expected to draw at least 13,000 people.

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  7. Colorado LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Denver Post

    ... In the lobby, talk swirls about other big measures that may still debut in the final days, and Gov. John Hickenlooper is asking lawmakers for a series of bills overhauling how the state spends money. A bill typically needs three days in each chamber ...

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  8. Colo. theater shooter James Holmes' trial to start MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | New York Daily News

    ... were voted out in the regular elections last year. And, despite big GOP victories, Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper won re-election despite signing the gun control laws. Guns were rarely discussed in a campaign where Republicans attacked Democrats ...

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  9. As Theater Shooting Trial Opens, Gun Debate Dwindles5 minutes agoRead the original story

    Saturday | ABC News

    ... were voted out in the regular elections last year. And, despite big GOP victories, Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper won re-election despite signing the gun control laws. Guns were rarely discussed in a campaign where Republicans attacked Democrats ...

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  10. Colorado sues feds over new fracking rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Summit County Voice

    If there's one thing Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will be remember for, it will be for suing anyone who tries to get in the way of the oil and gas industry's unceasing efforts to frack every square inch of the state. In a quiet Friday news dump, Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman issued a press release, announcing the state is suing the federal government over new fracking rules issued in March.

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  11. Hickenlooper signs Colo. budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Windsor Now

    JANUARY 15: Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper gives his State of the State speech inside the House chambers of the State Capitol in Denver, CO on January 15, 2015. Former Colorado Govs. Roy Romer, a Democrat, and Bill Owens, a Republican, voiced their strong support for recommendations submitted to Gov. John Hickenlooper from the Colorado Oil and Gas Task Force, which received funding for implementation in the new budget.

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  12. As session wraps up, major work remains for Colorado lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Denver Post

    ... In the lobby, talk swirls about other big measures that may still debut in the final days, and Gov. John Hickenlooper is asking lawmakers for a series of bills overhauling how the state spends money. A bill typically needs three days in each chamber ...

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  13. Feds reject Colorado request to give districts a break on opt-outsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Camera

    ... Republican-controlled Senate and is scheduled to be heard Monday by the House Education Committee. Gov. John Hickenlooper's office has signaled he would not sign any legislation that would endanger Colorado's federal funding The furor over General ...

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  14. Colorado oil and gas task force recommendations are part of state's $26 million budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Business Journal

    Elements of the nine recommendations put forward by the 21-member oil and gas task force created by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper , aimed at calming the controversy over drilling rigs working in and around Colorado communities, were part of the $26.4 billion budget for next year that Hickenlooper signed into law Friday. $1,364,713 to pay for 12 new employees for the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission , the state agency charged with overseeing the state's multibillion-dollar oil and gas sector.

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  15. Colorado equity fund testing waters of 'impact' investmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Denver Post

    ... Denver-based Vestar Capital Partners. The $62.9 million fund was formed last year after a call from Gov. John Hickenlooper to boost the state's entrepreneurial ecosystem and economy. The Colorado Impact Fund's operations are housed in the LoDo ...

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  16. Hickenlooper signs budget, urges action on his transportation-funding planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Business Journal

    Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper summarizes the key points in the state's 2015-16 budget, including increased money for roads and continued funding for economic-development initiatives. Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signs into law the state's 2015-16 budget on April 24, 2015 while surrounded by Joint Budget Committee members and legislative leaders.

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  17. Gov. Hickenlooper Signs $25 Billion Colorado BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | CBS Local

    Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed Colorado's $25 billion budget for next year, which sends more money to schools and refunds to taxpayers because the state is collecting more money than it can keep. The refunds are required by the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights when the state's revenue exceeds the rate of population growth and inflation.

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  18. Chad Wallace: TPP circumvents democracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Daily Camera

    Citizens got what they expected from a recent Trans-Pacific Partnership panel at CU moderated by Rep. Polis, who recently co-opted his constituents' initiative to instate a fracking moratorium, took the air out of its sails and rescinded in favor of Governor Hickenlooper's industry-friendly task force. When Polis claims that he has "yet to take a stance [on the TPP] because the terms are still under negotiation," our experience informs us that he's up to the same bait-and-switch tactics.

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  19. The best plan yet to trim state testsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Daily Camera

    Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, left, and former Govs. Bill Owens and Roy Romer speak at the Capitol on Wednesday. Gov. John Hickenlooper and former Govs. Roy Romer and Bill Owens joined forces this week to warn against legislation that amounts to an attack on accountability in education.

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  20. City, county battle over urban renewalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    ... for private investment, typically paid out over a 25-year period). That bill ultimately was vetoed by Gov. John Hickenlooper, who recommended the group collaborate with its opposition, the Colorado Municipal League and local URAs throughout the ...

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