Colorado Launches Comprehensive Review of Juvenile Justice System

DENVER — Monday, May 14, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced a comprehensive review of Colorado’s juvenile justice system. The Governor was joined by Sen. Bob Gardner (R), Rep. Pete Lee (D), and Justice Brian Boatright of the Colorado Supreme Court in the effort to ensure that youth who find themselves in corrections at an early age can have a second chance to build successful futures. The task force furthers our efforts to keep youth out of the criminal justice system, bolster Two-Generation approaches, and get the best outcomes for Colorado youth.

Colorado joins lawsuit to block Trump Administration from demanding citizenship information in 2020 Census

DENVER — Tuesday, May 1, 2018 — The State of Colorado is now part of a bipartisan coalition of 18 states plus the District of Columbia, nine cities, four counties, and the U.S. Conference of Mayors. The coalition has filed an amended lawsuit to block the Trump Administration from demanding citizenship information in the 2020 decennial Census, adding new co-plaintiffs and bolstering the arguments in their complaint.

Executive Director Kim Hunter Reed to leave Colorado Department of Higher Education

DENVER — Thursday, April 19, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper announced today that Executive Director Kim Hunter Reed, Ph.D., is leaving the Colorado Department of Higher Education (DHE). Reed will stay on as executive director through mid-June. She is returning to her home state of Louisiana to be the Commissioner of Higher Education.