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Hickenlooper widens fundraising lead on Beauprez 

Hickenlooper widens fundraising lead on Beauprez 

According to financial disclosures released late Tuesday, Hickenlooper raised $545,791 — his largest monthly amount yet. Beauprez, meanwhile, raised $223,510 for the reporting period spanning July 27 through Aug. 27

Governor apologizes for handling of gun control

Answering questions at the County Sheriffs of Colorado conference in Aspen on Friday, the governor said “I would say in the gun stuff, we certainly could have done a better job.”

Poll: Only 45 percent want Hickenlooper re-elected

Poll: Only 45 percent want Hickenlooper re-elected

Friday’s numbers underscore the fact that Hickenlooper is going through one of the most tumultuous times in his political career, after years of popularity dating back to his time as Denver mayor.

Hickenlooper defends record as 2014 race begins

His office maintains the visits are not related to his re-election campaign, which launched officially this week. But the stops offer the governor valuable face time with voters in rural communities where people have voiced some of the strongest opposition to his policies.

Tancredo wants tax debate with Hickenlooper

DENVER | Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo wants to debate Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper over a proposal on the November ballot to increase income taxes by nearly a billion for school funding. Tancredo said in a statement Monday that he …

Poll shows strong Colorado support for death penalty

“By nearly 3-1, Colorado voters support the death penalty in their state and say where their elected officials stand on it could affect their vote,” said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute.

More gun restrictions for domestic abusers now law

DENVER | Stricter restrictions on gun ownership by domestic violence offenders are now in place in Colorado under a law that establishes a process for them to relinquish their firearms. Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the bill Wednesday. It was …

New penalties for crimes against pregnant women

DENVER |  Colorado prosecutors will have new criminal penalties to charge people accused of injuring pregnant women and causing them to lose their child in cases of domestic violence or car accidents. Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the bill into law …

Colorado governor begins trade mission to Panama

DENVER | Colorado’s governor is off to Panama Wednesday on a mission to promote Colorado businesses — and a festival coming up in Denver. Gov. John Hickenlooper was scheduled to leave for the Central American country with business leaders. His …

Colorado governor to sign school funding overhaul

DENVER | Big changes could be coming to public schools in Colorado, assuming Colorado voters want to raise the income tax to pay for them. Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper plans to sign the overhaul into law on Tuesday. The changes …