Colorado Remembers 9/11 Ceremony & Free Tribute Concert

Featuring John Fogerty and Big Head Todd and the Monsters

DENVER — Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper and Mayor Michael B. Hancock will host Colorado Remembers 9/11 to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The event will include a remembrance ceremony to pay respects to all victims of terrorism and honor first responders and service men and women. Following the ceremony, there will be a free tribute concert featuring John Fogerty and Big Head Todd and the Monsters recognizing America’s heroes and freedoms. Colorado Remembers 9/11 is free and open to the public.

Many state offices closed on Monday

DENVER — Friday, Jan. 15, 2016 — In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, many state offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18.

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.

Gov. Hickenlooper statement on President Obama’s executive actions on gun safety

DENVER — Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper released the following statement today after President Obama announced executive actions to prevent gun violence.

“Background checks keep guns out of the wrong hands. In Colorado, expanded background checks prevented more than 27,000 illegal purchases since 2012, including more than 100 denials based on prior arrest or conviction of homicide. The President’s orders are an important step in saving lives across the country.”