The two parties killed each other’s attempts to address affordable housing, the state's transportation system and the presidential primary process.
- Donna Lynne says one of the first things she’ll do is meet with Colorado’s tribes in the Four Corners region.Read more
Donna Lynne is awaiting Senate confirmation. She spoke with Colorado Matters. Listen, and read the transcript here.
Gov. Hickenlooper: Switch To Primaries A 'Worthy Expense,' Columbine Survivor Fights Back From Addiction, Glenwood Springs Bridge Snarls Traffic
Responding to the controversy over presidential delegate selection, Gov. John Hickenlooper calls state-administered primaries a “worthy expense.” Then, Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks overcame an opioid addiction and now works with other recovering addicts. Then, it will take two years and $125 million to rebuild Glenwood Springs’ Grand Avenue Bridge, but traffic is a more immediate concern.
The governor says he hopes that Colorado would move up on the calendar of presidential nominating contests.
Gov. John Hickenlooper is looking for ways to defuse a Republican effort to strip funding from the state agency developing the plan.
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.