John 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 was challenging Hickenlooper to a debate, or serious of debates. The additional tax revenue would […]


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 part of a package of gun legislation responding to mass shootings last year in a […]


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 Wednesday. The measure creates new felony charges for unlawful termination of a pregnancy. Most states […]


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 staff said the governor would be promoting a cultural event in Denver in July. The […]


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 aim to reverse years of underfunded public schools and pay for statewide full-day kindergarten. But […]