Gov. Hickenlooper to kick off permanent repairs to U.S. 34 east of Greeley

DENVER —Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 — Gov. John Hickenlooper will join Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) representatives, contractors and other elected officials on Friday to celebrate the beginning of construction on the only flood-damaged highway in Colorado where the temporary road could not go back in the same place as the original road.

Lt. Gov. Garcia encourages high school students to pursue higher ed to kick-off College Application Month

DENVER — Tuesday, September 30, 2014 —  Lt. Governor Joe Garcia will visit two high schools tomorrow to encourage students to pursue higher education.


WHO: Lt Gov. Joe Garcia

WHAT: College Application Month High School Assemblies

WHEN: 8:30am - 9:15am Wednesday, October 1, 2014

WHERE: Mapleton Early College, 8980 York Street, Thornton, CO 80229




WHEN: 9:50am - 10:30am Wednesday, October 1, 2014

WHERE: Westminster High School, 6933 Raleigh St. Westminster, CO 80030


Gov. Hickenlooper to join celebration of Fort Lyon Supportive Residential Community’s historic first year

DENVER —Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 — Gov. John Hickenlooper tomorrow will join Fort Lyon residents, staff and community partners to highlight the successful outcomes of the program in the year since it’s repurposing.

WHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 at 8:30 a.m.

WHERE:  30999 County Road 15, Las Animas

Press conference to announce launch of mandatory reporter training tool has been cancelled

DENVER —Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 — Due to a scheduling issue, the press conference planned for today at 11:15 a.m. in the State Capitol to announce the launch of mandatory reporters training of child abuse and neglect has been cancelled. A press release with information about the new tool and its importance will be distributed later today.



Gov. Hickenlooper to announce launch of training tool for mandatory reporters of child abuse and neglect

DENVER —Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 — Gov. John Hickenlooper will join Reggie Bicha, executive director of the Colorado Department of Human Services tomorrow to announce the launch of an online training program for mandatory reporters of child abuse and neglect.

WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 at 11:15 a.m.

WHERE: State Capitol, West Steps

Gov. Hickenlooper announces nearly $2 million in advanced industry grants to promote economic growth in Colorado

DENVER ­—Tues., Sept. 16, 2014 — Gov. John Hickenlooper and the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) announced today the most recent grantees of the Advanced Industry Accelerator Grant Program.

A total of $1,944,085 is being awarded for both Proof-of-Concept and Early Stage Capital and Retention Grants that will support several key industries in Colorado’s economy.

Gov. Hickenlooper to visit flood and fire impacted communities as part of Colorado United Day of Service

DENVER —Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 — Gov. John Hickenlooper will visit communities impacted by recent natural disasters this Friday and Saturday. Colorado will commemorate the first anniversary of the 2013 flood with the volunteer projects statewide as part of the Colorado United Day of Service which will be held on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.

Friday, Sept. 12

  • Royal Gorge - Bridge and Park Tour
    2:45 p.m.
    4218 Fremont County Road., 3A., Canon City

Gov. Hickenlooper to announce expanded access to construction industry jobs

DENVER —Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 — Gov. John Hickenlooper will hold a press conference this Wednesday with the Associated General Contractors of Colorado (AGC/C) and the Colorado Contractors Association (CCA) to announce a web application that will help Coloradans access the surge of construction jobs in the state.  This tool is part of a larger strategy to help Coloradans build careers in construction.

WHEN: Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.

WHERE: State Capitol, West Foyer