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2 hrs ago | Daily Kos

CO-Gov: GOP Renews Death Penalty Attacks On Hickenlooper

John Hickenlooper said Sunday he has changed his mind since his first run for governor and now opposes the death penalty, but the immediate fate of convicted killer-turned-campaign-issue Nathan Dunlap is still unclear.


Related Topix: US Politics, Bob Beauprez, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Death Penalty, Denver, CO, US Governors, Colorado Christian University

5 hrs ago | The Washington Post

N.C. debates more than 100 fracking rules

North Carolina is down to the final weeks of a fracking battle that has consumed the state government for nearly two years.


Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Entertainment

9 hrs ago | Denver Westword

After the Murder of Tom Clements, Can Colorado's Prison System Rehabilitate Itself?

When Tom Clements accepted the job of executive director of the Colorado Department of Corrections three years ago, he knew he was taking on an enormous challenge.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, State Prisons, Prison, US Governors

12 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Despite Compromise, Colorado's Fracking Fight Rages On

An 11th-hour compromise brokered by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper to keep contentious oil and gas measures off the November election ballot may simply delay the day of reckoning for both sides in the battle over how tightly the booming industry is regulated.


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

15 hrs ago | Daily Camera

Back to school: Immunizations critical to public health

It's an annual spectacle: Giddy school children greet their "long lost" pals they haven't seen for weeks, and favorite teachers, too.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, US Governors, Vaccinations, Health, Opinion

19 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Independent

Robin Williams, Hickenlooper and fracking, sisters' gratitiude, and more

To ensure a diversity of topics and viewpoints in print, the Independent gives priority to letters that are 300 words or fewer.


Related Topix: Depression, US Governors, US Politics, Bob Beauprez, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Boulder County, CO

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Denver Post

Controversial Fort Lyon homeless facility sends alums into world

After 15 years of cheap whiskey, merciless nights on hard concrete, and trips in and out of jail and detox, Richard Spotted Bird heard about a new treatment facility at a sprawling campus that has served as both a prison and Veterans Affairs hospital.


Related Topix: Colorado, US Governors, State Prisons, Prison, Bent County, CO

KNUS-AM Aurora

Top Story-Hickenlooper Changes Death Penalty Stance

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

The Daily Caller

Father Of Police Brutality Victim: Hickenlooper Has 'Ignored Us'

The father of a police brutality victim in Denver slammed Gov. John Hickenlooper on the governor's Facebook page , hoping that the events unfolding in Ferguson, Mo., will reignite interest in his son's case.


Related Topix: Denver, CO, US Governors, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Conservative Political News

The Washington Post

Hickenlooper happy with implementation of marijuana program

When Colorado voters passed a ballot measure in 2012 legalizing marijuana for recreational use, Gov. John Hickenlooper was in the minority voting no .


Related Topix: Marijuana, US Governors, Colorado, Colorado Government, Business News

Men's Journal

Governor John Hickenlooper: The Man in the Middle

Between the tree huggers and the Bible thumpers, Colorado governor John Hickenlooper helms a purple state where guns, grass, and gay rights coexist with big business - and a once hapless former brewmaster is showing how to lead from the center.


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

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)


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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Denver Westword

Pot Legalization is Boring and Colorado Is Filled With NIMBYs, say NY Times Readers

New York Times columnist Frank Bruni was back in Colorado last week , eating at Acorn , attending a book signing for Helen Thorpe's Soldier Girls and, it turns out, researching this weekend's column describing this state as " A Battleground and Bellwether ."


Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Publishing, Media, New Times, Marijuana, US Governors, California, California Government

The Daily Caller

Hickenlooper: 'Being The Alpha Dog a Just Doesn't Fit Me'

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper admitted what many people suspected when he told a Denver Fox 31 reporter that he no longer supports the death penalty, a reversal of his position during the 2010 campaign.


Related Topix: US Politics, Bob Beauprez, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Death Penalty, Conservative Political News


Legal marijuana in Colorado continues to mystify

Colorado's new recreational marijuana law, which allows possession of up to an ounce for people 21 and over, continues to be a puzzle.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, US Governors, Opinion

Denver Post

Long list of applicants delays decision on oil and gas task force

Picking the task force charged by Gov. John Hickenlooper to make recommendations on new gas and oil regulations has been delayed by an outpouring of interest.


Related Topix: US Governors, La Plata County, CO, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Durango, CO

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Vail Daily News

Water in the West: The West gets thirstier as water supplies dwindle

The Colorado River, seen here west of Windy Gap, has been listed as one of the most endangered rivers in the country.


Related Topix: Vail, CO, Colorado, Eagle County, CO, US Governors

American Thinker

Colorado Dems flee from fracking ban

The green left, which wields enormous financial clout in the Democratic Party, wants to stop fracking in the United States.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Mora County, NM, US Governors

Denver Post

Kayvan Khalatbari rolls weed, pizza and comedy into Denver empire

Kayvan Khalatbari has been known to don a chicken suit and mock Gov. John Hickenlooper for promoting beer but not marijuana.


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

Sat Aug 16, 2014

North Denver News

Five Points city building named for Elbra Wedgeworth

Denver's Five Points neighborhood was the place to be for today's dedication of the Elbra M. Wedgeworth Municipal Building.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Ed Perlmutter, Denver, CO, US Governors, Redlands, CO, University of Redlands