Governor John Hickenlooper marked his first 100 days in office Thursday praising his cabinet and staff for making the transition smooth. And while Hickenlooper wins high marks from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle for taking a collaborative approach to the job, some of his top priorities for the legislative session are still up in the air.
Governor John Hickenlooper wants to consolidate the Colorado Division of Wildlife and Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation into a new division. He says doing so will more than just streamline government within the Department of Natural Resources.
Union protests following the labor battle at the Wisconsin legislature are spilling into other states. In Colorado, union leaders and workers staged a rally Tuesday outside the state capitol where public employee unions protested proposed cuts to their benefits.