Gov. Hickenlooper joins eight bipartisan governors in calling on Trump Administration to reverse rollback of protections for preexisting conditions

DENVER — Monday, June 18, 2018 — Govs. John Hickenlooper, John Kasich, Bill Walker, Tom Wolf, Brian Sandoval, Steve Bullock, Larry Hogan, Jay Inslee, and Roy Cooper today released a joint statement calling on the Trump administration to reverse the rollback of protections for patients with preexisting conditions.

Gov. Hickenlooper, Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition statement calling on Trump Administration to reverse family separation policy

DENVER — Monday, June 18, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today released a joint statement with the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition calling on the Trump administration to reverse the cruel practice of family separation.

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Thursday, June 14, 2018 — Gov. Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Fire Service Training and Certification Advisory Board, Twelfth Judicial District Judicial Nominating Commission, State Board of Nursing, Board of Registered Psychotherapists, Colorado Student Leaders Institute Executive Board and Utilities Consumer Council.

Gov. Hickenlooper Statement on Colorado Fires

DENVER — June 12, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today issued the following response regarding the impact of the fires burning throughout Colorado. A new fire named Buffalo Mountain broke out today in Summit County, State agencies are fully engaged in providing support for managing the other fires as well including the 416 Fire near Durango, the Burro Fire in Montezuma County, the Bocco Fire in Eagle County, and the Emery Gap Fire in Las Animas County.

Gov. Hickenlooper signs letter supporting federal action that would give clarity to states in regulation of marijuana industry

DENVER — Friday, June 8, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today signed a letter of support for the “Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States Act” proposed by Senators Cory Gardner and Elizabeth Warren. This legislation would allow states to adequately regulate their marijuana industries without intervention from the federal government.

Lt. Gov. Lynne signs bills into law

DENVER — Wednesday, June 6, 2018 — At the direction of Gov. John Hickenlooper, Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne signed the following bills into law today. Gov. Hickenlooper is traveling out-of-state. When the governor is absent from the state, the law requires the lieutenant governor to carry out the duties of the governor. The 2018 legislative session saw 432 actions on bills including nine vetoes and two bills that became law without signature.