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.
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.
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 […]
How did you hear? When did you hear? I was attending a friend’s birthday party in Colorado Springs. A friend at the same hotel knocked on my door to tell me about the shooting shortly after it happened. Roxane White, my chief of staff, called me shortly thereafter. Has the shooting set itself apart from […]
“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.
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 […]