There are several big ticket items yet to be tackled by state lawmakers including the state budget. KUNC’s state capitol reporter Bente Birkeland sat down with Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper to talk about the session so far and some of his top priorities.
A proposal to privatize the only state-chartered workers' compensation company, Pinnacol Assurance, is getting a cool reception from a special panel reviewing the plan. A straw poll of the task force on Tuesday showed more than half to be opposed or neutral.
Governor John Hickenlooper is gearing up to launch a new initiative that aims to engage the public on creating a new vision for Colorado. The venture is called TBD, or to be determined. KUNC’s State capitol reporter Bente Birkeland has more.
Just about every one of Colorado’s lawmakers seemed to find something to like in Governor John Hickenlooper’s second state of the state address. This year’s speech gave more of a framework for lawmakers as they meet over the next four months during the annual legislative session.