On TABOR, Hickenlooper stopped short of directing lawmakers to go to voters to allow the state to keep budget surpluses that must be refunded.
State of the State
In the speech, the governor lays out his legislative agenda for the 2015 session.
The following is the text of Gov. John Hickenlooper's prepared State of the State address delivered before a joint session of the Colorado Legislature on January 9, 2014.
During the annual State of the State address, the governor says creating even more jobs remains a top priority.
Specific goals outlined during speech to General Assembly include legalizing civil unions, regulations for the marijuana industry, support for aerospace and a funding structure for the Medicaid expansion.