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 — Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper tonight released the following statement on the federal government shutdown.
“This is more unnecessary political drama. It used to be unimaginable that we would even consider shutting down our federal government. Coloradans know that our State government doesn’t shut down. Our legislature has never put the State in this position. We can’t imagine that ever happening here and intend to keep it that way.
“We can handle the impacts of the latest shenanigans, but they waste time and resources that we never get back. This is basically another federal tax that we have to pay.”
DENVER — Thursday, January 18, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today signed into the law the first bill of the 2018 Legislative Session.
Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact
Sens. Todd & Smallwood / Reps. McKean & Kraft-Tharp
DENVER — Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper and Gov. Kasich today signed a letter urging Congress to pass long-term funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and find a permanent solution for recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.