John Hickenlooper


Wed September 7, 2011

Anti-Childhood Hunger Campaign Kicks off in Colorado

Governor John Hickenlooper has signed an executive order extending an anti-childhood hunger campaign; part of a national effort to eradicate all childhood hunger by 2015.

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Fri July 29, 2011

Hick's Picks to Gas Commission Draw Cheers, Skepticism

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Governor John Hickenlooper has appointed four new members to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.  The move is winning initial praise from industry representatives, but  some environmentalists are left wondering whether his choices will keep the commission balanced.

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Fri July 22, 2011
State Capitol

Governor Discusses Economic Plan, Obama Comments

Governor John Hickenlooper has spent most of this week on the road promoting what he calls his “Bottom Up” economic development plan. It’s the product of meetings from across the state over the last six months. He spoke with Colorado Public Radio’s Ryan Warner.

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Wed June 1, 2011
State Capitol

Colorado the Latest State to Set Up Health Exchange

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Governor John Hickenlooper signed a healthcare exchange bill into law on Wednesday. The measure was one of the most high profile healthcare bills to pass the state legislature during the session.

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Wed June 1, 2011
State Capitol

Governor Vetoes First Bill

Kirk Siegler

Governor John Hickenlooper has vetoed his first bill. The measure would have required monthly premiums for certain families enrolled in a healthcare program for low income children. But Republicans are criticizing the Governor for failing to rein in the entitlement program.

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