Depending on whom you ask, a fee hospitals pay is either the answer to some of the state's budget woes, or illegal government overreach.
In a conversation with CPR News, the governor also addressed the chances of moving Gitmo detainees to Colorado, and the possibility of another recession.
- The move comes on the heels of a Denver Post investigation that showed some parolees who were released committed serious crime.Read more
If confirmed by the state legislature, Donna Lynne will replace current Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia, who is stepping down from his post for another career opportunity.
- The pension fund's board of directors opposes the bill because directors said they didn't want politics to influence investment decisions.Read more
- Hickenlooper’s letter also says he’s concerned about the problem getting worse before it gets better.Read more
The governor also discussed transportation funding, single-payer healthcare, and his biggest legislative priority in his regular conversation with Colorado Matters.
Hickenlooper delivered his State of the State speech Thursday, laying out his vision for his second and final term.