As he begins his final year in office, the Governor stressed that he is not letting up on the state’s top priorities and encouraged the legislature to collaborate on tackling infrastructure, bolstering education and building budget reserves.Read More
DENVER — Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Air Quality Commission, Colorado Dental Board and the Third Judicial District Performance Commission.
The Air Quality Commission develops and maintains a comprehensive program for the prevention and control of air pollution in Colorado. The major goal of this program is to meet national ambient air quality standards.
For terms expiring Jan. 31, 2021:
Thomas Roy Gonzales of Colorado Springs, a person with appropriate scientific training or experience, and a Democrat, appointed;
Curtis Otto Rueter of Westminster, a person with appropriate technical and industrial training or experience, and a Republican, reappointed;
Tony Carroll Williams of Centennial, a person with appropriate scientific and technical training or experience, and a Democrat, appointed.
The Colorado Dental Board makes rules and regulations, examines and licenses dentists and dental hygienists, and conducts hearings regarding the suspension or revocation of licenses.
For a term expiring Jan. 1, 2021:
Lisa Ann Carlson-Marks, DDs, FAAPA of Denver, to serve as a dentist and occasioned by the resignation of Lisa Mehelich Fox, DDS of Castle Pines, appointed;
For terms expiring Jan. 1, 2022:
Greggory Stuart LaBerge of Denver, to serve as a public member, appointed;
Thomas H. Pyne, DDS of Arvada, to serve as a dentist, reappointed.
DENVER — Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be lowered to half-staff statewide on all public buildings from sunrise to sunset on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, in honor of Sergeant First Class Mihail Golin.
Golin, 34, died in the line of duty on Jan. 1, 2018, of injuries sustained from small arms fire while on dismounted patrol in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan.
Golin was assigned to B Company, 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group at Fort Carson in Colorado Springs.
He is survived by his parents and daughter.
DENVER — Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today gave the following statement on Amazon releasing the list of 20 finalists for its second headquarters.
“It’s great to be on Amazon’s list of finalists as they consider the location of their second headquarters,” said Governor John Hickenlooper. “Colorado is one of the most business-friendly states in America and we believe the Denver region would be a great choice for Amazon.”