“We knew Colorado was the underdog, but the process alone was worth its weight in gold,” said Sam Bailey, the Metro Denver EDC’s vice president of economic development.
Colorado is becoming an epicenter in the fight over teen vaping.
John Hickenlooper has now pardoned 89 individuals during his eight years as governor.
The outgoing Colorado governor celebrated Tuesday night's Democratic dominance, but emphasized compromise and bipartisanship will still be vital.
But by time the budget is actually enacted, it could look significantly different than the governor's proposal.
"I'm the governor of Colorado, and I'm running for president," he told a worker at a cafe in New Hampshire.
Lawyers for baker Jack Phillips filed a preliminary injunction after the state filed a motion to dismiss Phillips' suit against the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and Gov. John Hickenlooper.
The governor also talked climate change, black market marijuana and the ethics complaint against him in his monthly interview with Colorado Matters.
The complaint alleges Hickenlooper accepted travel and lodging in violation of state ethics laws.