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 governor doesn’t feel capital punishment is fairly administered, is disproportionate and depends largely on where a person lives and who the prosecutor is.
The minority party doesn’t have a lot of options to slow down the process.
The state has only executed one person since the U.S. Supreme Court reinstated capital punishment in 1976: Gary Lee Davis in 1997.
Colorado’s Gun Control Quarrel Illustrates How The Hickenlooper Way Might Fare In A Partisan Presidential Age
The 2013 fight over two gun bills says a lot about Hickenlooper as a leader — as a governor — and as a potential United States president.
The letter asks House Minority Leader Patrick Neville and Senate Majority Leader Christ Holbert to complete the training before leaders meet to discuss changes the legislature's harassment policy.