John Hickenlooper

Governor Hickenlooper Defends Decision to Veto Marijuana Bills

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper recently vetoed a series of marijuana bills that would allow for weed tasting rooms, and open up the cannabis …

Cannabis

New Colorado task force targets payroll fraud in construction industry

Some labor brokers in the state have purposefully misclassified workers to avoid paying unemployment premiums and payroll taxes.

Construction Industry

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper Vetoes Bill That Would Have Added Autism to Conditions Eligible for Medical Marijuana

DENVER – Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper rejected a medical marijuana expansion bill Tuesday.<p>House Bill 1263 would have added autism spectrum …

Cannabis

Hickenlooper signs bill to shore up PERA — marking the second time since 2010 that Colorado has enacted a pension rescue

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed a bill to shore up the state’s troubled pension.<p>The new law calls for sweeping changes to pay off the …

Cannabis

Is the marijuana packaging sector right for you?

In a key step toward launching later this year what is expected to be a lucrative sector for the medical marijuana industry, Ohio regulators issued …

Cannabis Industry

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper Signs Bill Allowing School Personnel to Administer Medical Marijuana to Student Patients

DENVER — Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill into law that will allow school personnel to administer medical marijuana to students with a medical …

Cannabis

Hickenlooper Vetoes Marijuana 'Tasting Rooms' Bill

<b>DENVER (CBS) –</b> Gov. John Hickenlooper vetoed a bill that would allow marijuana “tasting rooms” on Monday.<p>If it had been signed, customers would have …

Cannabis

Colorado governor vetoes marijuana 'tasting rooms' proposal

DENVER (AP) — Colorado's governor on Monday vetoed a bill to allow marijuana retailers to set up "tasting rooms," dashing hopes that the state would …

Cannabis

Chris Hinds Act Expands Parking Rights for Disabled Drivers

Chris Hinds is a local disabled rights activist. For the past few years, he has been advocating for a change in Colorado's disabled parking laws. On …

Cannabis

Committee recommends Denver bid for future Olympic Games

An exploratory committee has recommended Denver’s mayor and Colorado’s governor that Denver pursue a bid for a future Olympic and Paraolympic …

Olympics

Governor Hickenlooper to sign massive transportation bill Thursday

DENVER — It was a goal Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper wanted to accomplish at the beginning of the legislative session: fixing transportation …

Presidential Debate

Hemp products now regulated like food ingredients in Colorado

Colorado law now stipulates that hemp products will be regulated like food ingredients.<p>Gov. John Hickenlooper on Wednesday signed House Bill 1295, …

Cannabis

Judge Carlos Samour Jr. appointed by Gov. Hickenlooper to Colorado Supreme Court

DENVER – Carlos A. Samour Jr. is the newest Colorado Supreme Court justice after he was appointed Wednesday by Gov. John Hickenlooper.<p>Samour, who is …

Cannabis

New Law Helps Keep More Students From Going Hungry

<b>DENVER (CBS4)</b>– Gov. John Hickenlooper signed more bills into law on Tuesday. One of them will help prevent students in Colorado from going hungry.The …

Food

New Laws Designed To Lessen Opioid Crisis In Colorado

<b>WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. (CBS4)</b>– More attention is being placed on opioid abuse in Colorado now that Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed five bills into law …

Opioids

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Governor John Hickenlooper

3 weeks ago<p>Governor John Hickenlooper joins us to give his thoughts on the just completed legislative session, the state of the state and fixing the …

Democrats

Colorado's first-in-the-nation marijuana "tasting rooms" bill heads to Hickenlooper's desk

Licensed marijuana "tasting rooms" could be operating in Colorado this time next year if Gov. John Hickenlooper signs a first-of-its-kind bill that …

Cannabis

Colorado Governor Hickenlooper on the Impacts of Legalized Marijuana | C-SPAN Classroom

Description<p>Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper talked about the legalization of marijuana in the state of Colorado. He spoke about the process in …

Cannabis

Colorado governor signs $28.9 billion state budget

DENVER — Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed a $28.9 billion state budget into law.<p>The annual spending plan makes major investments in the …

Aspen

WATCH: Gov. John Hickenlooper Answers Questions Live On CSPAN

Governor answers questions about using budget surplus for education and transportation, hi-speed broadband and recreational marijuana.<p>DENVER, CO -- …

Cannabis

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper signs $28.9 billion state budget

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed a $28.9 billion state budget into law.<p>The annual spending plan makes major investments in …

Democrats

See Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper Discuss Smoking Pot, Growing Weed

In 2012, when Colorado residents were contemplating whether or not to become the first state in country to fully legalize marijuana, their governor, …

Cannabis

Flags At Half-Staff To Honor Former First Lady Barbara Bush

<i>(credit: CBS)</i><p><b>DENVER (CBS4)</b>– Gov. John Hickenlooper has ordered flags across Colorado to be flown at half-staff in honor of former First Lady Barbara …

Barbara Bush

Gov. Hickenlooper orders state flags lowered to honor former first lady Barbara Bush

DENVER — Gov. John Hickenlooper ordered flag on all public buildings in the state to be lowered to half-staff to honor former first lady Barbara Bush.<p>…

Barbara Bush

New Colorado law to require trucker human-trafficking course

A new law in Colorado will require truck drivers to complete a class on how to recognize and prevent human trafficking.<p>Gov. John Hickenlooper signed …

News (U.S.)

PHOTOS: Scenes from the Democratic State Assembly at 1STBANK Center on April 14, 2018

Gov. John Hickenlooper, Rep. Jared Polis, candidates for Governor Cary Kennedy, Eric Underwood and more spoke at the Democratic State Assembly at …

Democrats

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Cannabis

‘One Book 4 Colorado’ Program Announces New Annual Children’s Book

<b>DENVER (CBS4) –</b> Gov. John Hickenlooper and Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne revealed this year’s One Book 4 Colorado at the State Capitol Building.The governor …

Democrats

John Hickenlooper talks to Rolling Stone about marijuana, the 2020 presidential race and the future of The Denver Post

WASHINGTON — Gov. John Hickenlooper spoke to Rolling Stone for a piece the magazine posted Monday as part of a four-day, cross-country tour and the …

Colorado