Governor, lawmakers set press conference on gun legislation

DENVER — Tuesday, March 19, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper will be joined Wednesday by lawmakers at a press conference to discuss several gun bills passed recently by the General Assembly.

When: 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Where: West Foyer, State Capitol

Who: Gov. Hickenlooper; Sens. Mary Hodge, Rollie Heath and Morgan Carroll; and Reps. Rhonda Fields, Beth McCann and Lois Court.

Gov. Hickenlooper to introduce next steps in state’s child protection plan


DENVER — Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper will be joined Wednesday by Reggie Bicha, Executive Director of the Department of Human Services, and members of the General Assembly to introduce the second phase of the state’s Child Welfare Plan called “Keeping Kids Safe and Families Healthy 2.0.”

When: 10:15 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013

Where: West Foyer, State Capitol

Many state offices closed on Monday

DENVER — Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 — In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, many state offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21.

State driver’s license offices, the department of Public Health and Environment’s vital records office, Colorado Parks and Wildlife Service offices and administrative offices for executive branch departments will be among the facilities closed Monday.

Colorado lamb chops headed to Maryland governor

DENVER — Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper will grill lamb chops Thursday afternoon in advance of mailing a special package to Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley to settle a friendly bet over last weekend’s football game. In that package will be 12 lamb chops from the Triple M Bar Ranch in Manzanola.

WHEN: 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013

WHERE: West steps, State Capitol

Gov. Hickenlooper to announce economic development win for Colorado

DENVER — Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper will be joined by Ken Lund, Executive Director of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, and business leaders tomorrow to announce an economic development win for Colorado that will bring hundreds of jobs.

WHEN: 2:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 11

WHERE: West Foyer of the state Capitol.




Press conference set to announce Medicaid savings, expanded coverage in Colorado

DENVER — Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 — Gov. John Hickenlooper will a hold a press conference today to announce plans to save more than $280 million in Medicaid spending over 10 years, permitting the prudent expansion of coverage in Colorado. Projections show the savings, existing provider fee structure and other health-related revenues will more than cover the cost of the expansion.

When:  9 a.m., today, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013

Where:  West Foyer, State Capitol