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John Hickenlooper
John Hickenlooper

John Hickenlooper wins over some environmental critics with big role in Democrats’ climate bill

Two years after a Democratic primary in which Hickenlooper was criticized for being too cozy with the oil and gas industry and weak on climate change, he is being hailed as a climate champion

Politics and Government

Colorado’s plan to import prescription drugs from Canada just got a boost, thanks to Congress

A provision in an obscure bill would require the Food and Drug Administration to set up an importation program

Health

Failed 2014 overhaul shows how lobbyists, politics have maintained status quo of Colorado’s mental health care

When Crisis Access of Colorado won a bid to reform the state’s mental health services, its leader planned to bring the “A-Team” to serve the state’s poor and mentally ill. But lobbyists used political connections to pressure state leaders out of the contract.

Health

Colorado wants to fix the Floyd Hill I-70 nightmare. Here’s how.

Transportation

WATCH: John Hickenlooper discusses his first year in the U.S. Senate and what comes next

Politics and Government

Opinion: Drug makers charge hospitals less for some medicines. Consumers aren’t getting the savings

Colorado’s congressional delegation needs to investigate why lower prices aren’t being passed on to patients

Opinion Columns

What we can learn from the 10,000 tweets sent by Colorado’s congressional delegation in 2021

Republican U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert sent the most tweets, but she didn’t have the one with the most engagement

Politics and Government

We analyzed dozens of Colorado congressional floor speeches to see who had the most — and least — to say in 2021

From the Jan. 6 insurrection, impeachment, policy issues and politics, C-SPAN video reveals how much some talked and how one spoke not at all

Politics and Government

Some failed Colorado congressional candidates still have lots of money in their campaign accounts. Here’s why.

Republican Cory Gardner and Democrat Mike Johnston have more than $1 million left over. They could potentially use it for future campaigns.

Politics and Government

Littwin: The question isn’t why Manchin walked away from Biden’s social-spending bill, but what to do next

Joe Manchin made a counter offer that leaves out the expanded child tax credit, promised by Biden and backed for years by Bennet. Is that in any way acceptable?

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Dreamers are counting on the Senate to pass the Build Back Better Act

The uncertainty afflicting more than 13,000 Coloradans won’t end until Congress affirms the DACA program

Opinion Columns

“I can’t vote for it”: Joe Manchin says he cannot back Democrats’ Build Back Better bill

The news is a blow to the Democratic members of Colorado's congressional delegation, who have been pushing hard for the legislation's passage

Politics and Government

Colorado’s governor continues to fund positions in his office with money from private donors

Five of the positions are full time while one is part time. They are funded by more than $1.3 million in grants.

Politics and Government

Colorado doesn’t have a statewide building code. Would enacting one help protect homes against wildfire?

A handful of state lawmakers are interested in pursuing a statewide building code, in large part as a way to secure more federal grant money

Wildfire

Opinion: Retreating snowpack is a threat to Colorado skiing, and to Colorado brewing

A climate-forward federal budget can help abate the trend, and grow the energy sector

Opinion Columns

Opinion: Fossil fuels are threatening Colorado skiing

A warmer world is making our landscapes and economies unrecognizable. The federal budget reconciliation bill will help Colorado prepare to cope

Opinion Columns

Bureau of Land Management headquarters will head from Colorado back to Washington, Biden administration says

Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said that Grand Junction will be the agency's western headquarters and that its presence in the city will grow

Politics and Government

Dick Lamm, Colorado’s former governor, is remembered for his policy, passion and prescience

Colorado political figures honored Lamm’s contributions to the state at a memorial service in Denver

Politics and Government

BLM to remove 80% of wild mustang herd from Sand Wash Basin in Colorado’s second helicopter roundup of the summer

The federal Bureau of Land Management intends to remove 733 horses from the northwestern Colorado rangeland despite protest from Gov. Jared Polis and horse advocates.

Environment

John Hickenlooper tests positive for COVID-19, has only mild symptoms

Hickenlooper, a Colorado Democrat, was vaccinated against the disease

Coronavirus
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