Colorado voters put Democrats in full control of the state Capitol. The governor-elect says those voters were also clear about how not to handle transportation and infrastructure needs.
Monthly Governor's Interview
The governor also talked climate change, black market marijuana and the ethics complaint against him in his monthly interview with Colorado Matters.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said his political action committee will allow him to weigh in on national races, as well as weigh his future.
Gov. John Hickenlooper also made it clear he opposes both oil and gas measures that could be on the ballot this November.
In this monthly interview, Colorado's governor also says the state is millions of dollars over budget in wildfire fighting.
Hickenlooper has stated in the past that mineral rights are personal property and that bans are a "taking." Longmont's approach may finally sidestep that issue.
The governor says if TABOR's binds were loosened, education funding could go up without a tax increase.
Hickenlooper backed the idea of allowing judges to issue temporary restraining orders to keep people from having guns if family members or law enforcement believed they might pose a danger.
John Hickenlooper says his mind is open to public feedback, but thinks Coloradans will agree that a winter Olympic bid would be good for the state.
Gov. John Hickenlooper backs a tax hike for transportation, water and high-speed internet projects.