“I’ve been hearing about these guys. I’m old friends with Mike Rosen. So Mike Rosen called me and said, ‘Hey, you ought to check this out. It’s a small business growing, just exactly what you like to champion,’” Hickenlooper, a Democrat, said. “And I haven’t done a ribbon cutting like this in Aurora. So I feel a certain debt to the mayor. So this seemed like a two for (one).”
Originally ordered to pay $678 in fines for the trio of offenses, that sum ballooned to nearly three time that amount in the years following due to late payments and additional fines
If you see Gov. Hick back in town, remind him of our 300-some days of sunshine, our best-in-the-world craft brews and all of the hours he won’t spend fielding questions about deleted emails, hacked emails and Benghazi.
The Colorado Department of Human Services announced a new task force last week that will review the system and make recommendations about how to improve it.
Hickenlooper would bring a Western presence to the ticket and offer a small businessman’s appeal to the ticket.
Hickenlooper met quietly this month with prosecutors and sheriff’s officials, who told him they have begun closing the case.
“It affects the longterm health of (the) base when we’re looking at base closures.”
Ward I Councilwoman Sally Mounier said she would not like her measure to get piled on top of numerous other initiatives slated for the November general election ballot. She instead advocated for a special election next spring with only “Aurora” issues.
“The Senate GOP killed most of my bills because I am running for Congress and they killed a lot of other good bills that really didn’t need to be partisan.”