Gov. Hickenlooper announces Boards and Commissions appointments

DENVER — Tuesday, May 31, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today announced Boards and Commissions appointments to the Commission on Family Medicine.

The Commission on Family Medicine assures that family medicine residency programs maintain high quality training, approves and recommends allocation of state funds to the programs, locates areas of the state that are underserved by family physicians, offers ideas on providing medical care to the medically indigent in the state, and supports the development of rural training programs.

Gov. Hickenlooper orders flags lowered to observe Memorial Day

DENVER — Friday, May 27, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be lowered to half-staff on all public buildings statewide on Monday, May 30, as a mark of respect for Memorial Day and as proclaimed by President Barack Obama. Flags should be lowered from sunrise to noon.


The full text of the president’s proclamation:


Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release May 27, 2016


Gov. Hickenlooper announces appointment to the 17th Judicial District

DENVER — Thursday, May 19, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today appointed Jaclyn Casey Brown as district court judge in the 17th Judicial District (Adams and Broomfield). Brown will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable C. Scott Crabtree.

Brown is currently a partner at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP, and was an associate with the firm from 2005 to 2012. Brown’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, appeals, real estate, land use, and construction matters.

Gov. John Hickenlooper signs bills into law

DENVER — Wednesday, May 18, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper signed these bills into law today.

HB 16-1006, Clarify Tax Exemptions For Housing Authorities. Concerning clarification of the scope of the exemption from government charges for property owned by or leased to a housing authority or owned by, leased to, or under construction by an entity that is wholly owned by an authority, an entity in which an authority has an ownership interest, or an entity in which an entity wholly owned by an authority or of which an authority is the sole member has an ownership interest.