Hickenlooper delivered his State of the State speech Thursday, laying out his vision for his second and final term.
With the state legislature back in session, we're speaking with the most powerful people under the Gold Dome. Today: the governor. Ahead of his State of the State speech Wednesday, he lays out his priorities this session. And we hold him accountable for promises he made in the last session. Also, after a revolution, what comes next? That's the subject of a new, dark comic book from a Denver restaurant owner. Also, we hear some new jokes for a new year.
As lawmakers start the 2016 session, Colorado's governor lays out his biggest priorities, and faces questions about promises made last year.
In his monthly conversation with Colorado Matters, the governor also talked about how to prevent mass shootings, and his fitness for the vice presidency.
- "We're too moderate," the governor said, referring to his administration.Read more
- Hickenlooper asked the Colorado Supreme Court to issue a rule saying Attorney General Cynthia Coffman cannot sue the U.S. government without his permission.Read more
- Hickenlooper asked the Supreme Court on Nov. 4 to issue a rule saying Coffman cannot sue the U.S. government without his permission.Read more
- The governor said refugees go through high-levels of security screening and that the vast majority of refugees are children and the elderly.Read more
- Other governors are opposing resettling Syrian refugees after the Paris attacks. But Colorado will keep its doors open, the governor's office said Monday.Read more