DENVER — Tuesday, April 12, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper signed these bills into law today.
DENVER — Tuesday, April 12, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper and members of Colorado’s federal delegation yesterday sent a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy asking for additional support for the Bonita Peak Mining District. Senators Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner, and Congressman Scott Tipton joined Hickenlooper on the letter in support of the local communities including the Towns of Silverton and Durango, San Juan and La Plata Counties.
“As part of Superfund designation process, we reiterate the importance of addressing the concerns expressed by the Town of Silverton and San Juan County and that cleanup moves forward in a wa
DENVER — Tuesday, April 12, 2016 — Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia will visit Limon tomorrow to read the 2016 One Book 4 Colorado selection Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae to more than 120 preschoolers from communities across Lincoln County.
WHO: Lt. Gov. Garcia, Colorado Department of Education Assistant Commissioner Gene Hainer and Limon Mayor Julie Coonts
WHEN: Wednesday, April 13 at 10:30 a.m.
WHERE: Limon Child Development Center, 1741 9th St., Limon
The Limon Memorial Library and the Limon Child Development Center are partnering together to host this event.
The 2016 selection was announced Monday, April 11 at the One Book 4 Colorado launch event held at the Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales Library. One Book 4 Colorado was launched in 2012 to encourage early childhood literacy by giving away 75,000 books to four-year-olds across Colorado. Events will take place across the state at public and military libraries, Denver Preschool Program preschools and other venues until the program ends April 25.
Visit www.onebook4colorado.org for information about events, reading tips, information on early literacy and more
DENVER — Monday, April 11, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced a Boards and Commissions appointment to the State Rehabilitation Council.
The State Rehabilitation Council advises State Rehabilitation Services on the provision of appropriate and quality services to its customers. A majority of its members must be persons with disabilities.
For a term expiring August 1, 2017:
Bobbie Rosa of Ignacio, to serve as a representative of Native Americans and Section 121, appointed.
Voters choose Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae
DENVER — Monday, April 11, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper and Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock announced Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae is the official 2016 One Book 4 Colorado selection, officially launching the 2016 One Book 4 Colorado program at the Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales Branch of the Denver Public Library.
One Book 4 Colorado gives away 75,000 copies of the same book to every 4-year-old in the state in English or Spanish. Books are distributed at public and military libraries across the state and participating Denver Preschool Programs.
DENVER — Friday, April 8, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced several Boards and Commissions appointments to the Advisory Committee on Licensing of Child Care Facilities, Colorado Commission on the Aging and Colorado Advisory Council for Persons with Disabilities.
The Advisory Committee on Licensing of Child Care Facilities counsels the Department of Human Services on the licensing of child care facilities, including day care centers, family care homes, residential child care facilities and camps.
DENVER — Thursday, April 7, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper signed these bills into law today.
DENVER — Thursday, April 7, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced several Boards and Commissions appointments to the Caring for Colorado Foundation Board of Directors and State Board of Registered Psychotherapists.
The Caring for Colorado Foundation Board of Directors was endowed in 1999 with the proceeds of the sale of Blue-Cross Blue-Shield of Colorado to Anthem Inc. Its mission is to promote and serve the health care needs of the people of Colorado. To do so, the Foundation makes grants in communities throughout the state to increase access to direct health services, to implement prevention programs, to share health information and to improve the health care infrastructure.
Celebrates its 5th year giving more than 75,000 books to Colorado 4-year-olds
DENVER — Thursday, April 7, 2016 — One Book 4 Colorado, the popular reading program that puts books in the hands of young children and encourages families to read together is back, with events and book giveaways scheduled April 11-25 throughout the state. The winning book selection will be announced on Monday.
DENVER — Wednesday, April 6, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today issued the following statement after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced they proposed adding the Bonita Peak Mining District to the National Priorities List, making it eligible for additional study and cleanup resources under EPA’s Superfund program. - See more at: https://www.colorado.gov/governor/news/gov-hickenlooper-statement-epa-proposal-superfund-designation#sthash.3dqE9oEP.dpuf