- Hickenlooper's ideas to close the shortfall include cutting $20 million from colleges and reducing spending on state building projects.Read more
Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia will take a new job as president of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education.
Gov. John Hickenlooper says he's forced to propose cuts to higher education, among other things, because of the Taxpayer Bill of Rights
- Cynthia Coffman says she has the right to file lawsuits on behalf of the state. The governor is questioning that.Read more
- Hickenlooper said that Colorado stands in solidarity with the country amid escalating violence between Palestine and Israel.Read more
Gov. John Hickenlooper opposes the death penalty. But despite rulings against death in two recent capital cases, he isn't planning a formal effort to repeal the punishment.
- Hickenlooper believes Colorado is in a strong position to withstand extreme market fluctuations because of its healthy and diverse economy.Read more
In his regular conversation with Colorado Matters, Gov. Hickenlooper says the state can educate doctors to not over-prescribe dangerously addictive drugs.