Colorado swore in its 42nd governor Tuesday. Democrat John Hickenlooper took the oath of office in a chilly ceremony outside the state capitol.
Governor Bill Ritter gave a somber but ambitious State of the State Address yesterday, offering new transportation, education and health policies as a remedy to the state's economic woes.
Marijuana was in the air at the state capitol Tuesday -- literally and figuratively. Inside, the House gave preliminary approval to a toughened-up version of a bill regulating medical marijuana di