Hickenlooper has stated in the past that mineral rights are personal property and that bans are a "taking." Longmont's approach may finally sidestep that issue.
Wednesday's proposal affects conservation plans for grouse in Wyoming, Idaho, Nevada, Colorado, Utah, California and Oregon.
The governor says if TABOR's binds were loosened, education funding could go up without a tax increase.
Colorado is starting to stir awareness of the state's forthcoming wildfire season, which traditionally begins in May.
He was ordered released after the federal government lost its immigration board appeal.
Hickenlooper backed the idea of allowing judges to issue temporary restraining orders to keep people from having guns if family members or law enforcement believed they might pose a danger.
It's more than a call for action, the blueprint provides examples of effective state efforts that could be used at both the fed and state levels.
The backdrop to all this: a commission ruling in favor of a gay couple against the owner of Masterpiece Cake in Lakewood.
John Hickenlooper says his mind is open to public feedback, but thinks Coloradans will agree that a winter Olympic bid would be good for the state.