The governor will sign bills to help economically distressed counties, studying traffic control and combat water-sucking weeds.
In his regular conversation with Colorado Matters, the governor talked about police reform bills, transparency after school shootings and more.
In a letter to lawmakers, he proposes changes to what qualifies for TABOR rebates, which he says would all the state to spend more on schools, roads.
In his regular interview with Colorado Matters, the governor said, "The nature of this crime... really compels us to want to do something."
- Hickenlooper threw his support behind the felony DUI bill, but the bill is currently hung up in the state House, as lawmakers wait to see how next year’s budget shapes up.Read more
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The governor says he won't support efforts to ban fracking in the state.
The group will send its recommendations to the governor and lawmakers later this week. Over five months, it has wrestled with how much control local communities should have in drilling decisions.
John Hickenlooper's efforts to advance the arts in Colorado were recognized at U.S. Conference of Mayors in Washington D.C. on Friday.