Post Tagged with: "Governor Hickenlooper"

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Xcel’s claims about its ‘Colorado Energy Plan’ challenge reality

If recent history is any guide, Xcel’s statement that ratepayers will save money challenges reality

By Amy Oliver Cooke and William Yeatman · September 22, 2017 · 0 comments · Amy Oliver Cooke, Energy, Environment, Politics
Caldara: Keeping you in the dark on taxes

Caldara: Keeping you in the dark on taxes

If the cost of government is hidden into the cost of our daily lives, we feel like we’re not paying as much as we really are.

By Jon Caldara · January 18, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Jon Caldara, TABOR, Taxes
Analysis: DOC conducting internal investigation on overtime abuse

Analysis: DOC conducting internal investigation on overtime abuse

Complete Colorado identified a handful of parole officers who were earning an additional 50 to 100 percent of their base pay through overtime in recent consecutive months.

By Todd Shepherd · October 3, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Criminal Justice
Nebraska, Oklahoma show fair-weather federalism with Colorado pot lawsuit

Nebraska, Oklahoma show fair-weather federalism with Colorado pot lawsuit

Their argument shows how readily some conservative Republicans let their anti-pot prejudices override their federalist principles.

By Jacob Sullum · January 19, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Amendment 64, Constitutional Law, Jacob Sullum, Politics, Uncategorized
KOA NewsRadio audio: Governor defends refugee decision

KOA NewsRadio audio: Governor defends refugee decision

Hickenlooper: …the second thing we said was, ‘The personal security of the, of the people of Colorado was always going to be our first concern.’

By Complete Colorado. · November 17, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Constitutional Law, Gold Dome, Immigration, National, Politics
Hickenlooper embracing federal overreach on EPA's energy mandates

Hickenlooper embracing federal overreach on EPA's energy mandates

The governor intends to fully comply with whatever mandates the EPA imposes, without considering what that might mean for Colorado’s energy producers and consumers—and regardless of whether the EPA rule is unconstitutional.

By State Sen. Jerry Sonnenberg · June 3, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Energy, Environment, Featured, Gold Dome, Politics
Failed pension obligation bonds bill wrong answer to PERA's funding gap

Failed pension obligation bonds bill wrong answer to PERA's funding gap

Whether or not the game of hide-the-pea satisfied the courts, it violated the spirit and purpose of constitutional provisions designed to prevent the legislature from indebting citizens into a long-term fiscal bind.

By Joshua Sharf · May 25, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Featured, Joshua Sharf, PERA, Politics
Legislature must protect reliable, affordable energy from EPA regulatory takeover

Legislature must protect reliable, affordable energy from EPA regulatory takeover

For the sake of every Coloradan, the legislature needs to reassure the state that it, not Washington, D.C. and the EPA, will be in charge of our electric grid and the ability to deliver affordable, reliable power.

By Michael Sandoval and Amy Oliver Cooke · January 29, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Amy Oliver Cooke, Energy, Environment, Featured, Gold Dome, Michael Sandoval
Numbers cast doubt on Hickenlooper’s teen pregnancy claims

Numbers cast doubt on Hickenlooper’s teen pregnancy claims

Contrary to what state officials implied, “access” to contraceptives does not appear to be a widespread problem in the group that declined to use them.

By Linda Gorman · July 21, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Featured, Gold Dome, Health Care, Linda Gorman, Politics
Numbers cast doubt on Hickenlooper's teen pregnancy claims

Numbers cast doubt on Hickenlooper's teen pregnancy claims

Contrary to what state officials implied, “access” to contraceptives does not appear to be a widespread problem in the group that declined to use them.

By Linda Gorman · July 21, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Featured, Gold Dome, Health Care, Linda Gorman, Politics