DENVER — Thursday, July 5, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Dominique Mendiola is replacing Mark Bolton as the state’s Director of Marijuana Coordination.
Gov. Hickenlooper, youth advocacy organizations call on Congressional Judiciary Committees to investigate family separation policies
DENVER — Tuesday, July 3, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a letter calling on leadership from the U.S. House and Senate Judiciary Committees to investigate the Trump Administration’s family separation and co-incarceration policies. He was joined on the letter by the Colorado Children’s Campaign, Colorado Psychiatric Society, the Colorado chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Colorado Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Society, the Colorado Psychological Association, the Colorado chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, the National Foundation to End Child Abuse and Neglect, and the Children's Hospital Colorado.
Gov. Hickenlooper, Governor’s Clergy Council release statement calling for the end of inhumane treatment of children
DENVER — Thursday, June 21, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today released a joint statement with the Governor’s Clergy Council, and other faith leaders, calling for action from Congress, despite the President’s executive order, ensuring the immediate end of inhumane treatment of children detained on the southern border. They also encouraged Colorado’s faith leaders to unify around this issue.
DENVER — Thursday, June 21, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be lowered to half-staff statewide on all public buildings from sunrise to sunset on Sunday, June 24, 2018, in honor of West Metro Fire Protection District Engineer Aaron Lybarger.
DENVER — Tuesday, June 19, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper signed an executive order that commits Colorado to adopting low emission vehicle (LEV) standards.
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 signs executive order limiting use of state resources to separate children from parents or legal guardians on sole ground of immigration status
DENVER — Monday, June 18, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today signed an executive order, in response to the Trump administration’s family separation policy, that keeps Colorado from using state resources to separate children from their parents or legal guardians on the sole ground of immigration status.
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.
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.
DENVER — Tuesday, June 12, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced today that Director Henry Sobanet is leaving the Governor’s Office of State Planning and Budgeting (OSPB). He will remain at OSPB through June.