In his regular conversation with Colorado Matters, the governor talked about police reform bills, transparency after school shootings and more.
In a letter to lawmakers, he proposes changes to what qualifies for TABOR rebates, which he says would all the state to spend more on schools, roads.
In his regular interview with Colorado Matters, the governor said, "The nature of this crime... really compels us to want to do something."
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The governor says he won't support efforts to ban fracking in the state.
The group will send its recommendations to the governor and lawmakers later this week. Over five months, it has wrestled with how much control local communities should have in drilling decisions.
John Hickenlooper's efforts to advance the arts in Colorado were recognized at U.S. Conference of Mayors in Washington D.C. on Friday.
The governor says the conflict between the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights and requirements to fund education the biggest challenge facing Colorado.
On TABOR, Hickenlooper stopped short of directing lawmakers to go to voters to allow the state to keep budget surpluses that must be refunded.
In the speech, the governor highlights past challenges while touting plans for Colorado's future.