The American Medical Association has blasted the administration's transgender policy. An estimated 14,700 troops identify as transgender.
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Hickenlooper said discussion of mass shootings often centers around gun control, which, he said, is good. But, he added, they need to be broader.
The change has the support of Democratic lawmakers, but Gov. Jared Polis is on the fence.
Sexual harassment concerns dominated the last legislative session. But with only weeks to go before the current one wraps up, lawmakers have yet to begin debate on any potential policy changes.
Denver's Mayor Has Accepted Big Gifts And Campaign Contributions From People Who Do Business With The City — And It's Perfectly Legal
By Denver rules, large gifts can be accepted under a complex and shifting set of circumstances. In the second half of 2017, Mayor Michael Hancock disclosed $44,415 in gifts, including expensive tickets to sports games and club memberships.
A CPR News investigation finds lobby firms are among the largest donors to city campaigns, and fly internationally to promote the city and spend time with the Hancock administration.
The governor's order creates the Commission on Employee Ownership, with the goal of increasing employee wages and retention by promoting the ownership model.
Denver will be able to revoke, sanction or deny a short-term rental licenses or applications if the property or its guest negatively impact public health, safety or welfare. The move comes after the city received complaints from neighbors about noise and disturbances at some rental sites.
Amendments still did not win over some business leaders, but it was enough for Democrats on a key Senate committee.
Advocates say there's a lot more to do as critics gear up for legal challenges and potential recall efforts.
The bill would prompt employers and employees to contribute to a state fund that would accommodate up to 12 weeks paid leave.
Voters will decide if they should limit growth of residential development in the city over affordability issues and concerns that city services could be strained.
Acting Pentagon Chief Renews Push For Space Force During Colorado Springs Visit: 'Space Is No Longer A Sanctuary'
Some key lawmakers remain skeptical of the need and wary of the cost of establishing a military service for space.
Activists find Denver's urban camping ban cruel and have tried to overturn it. Now the issue will go to Denver voters.
Despite trailing some of the higher-profile candidates in polling and donations, Colorado's former Gov. John Hickenlooper says he still has a chance at success.