DENVER — Friday, June 3, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today appointed Kelly LaFave and Michael Roche to serve as county court judges in Arapahoe County, which is in the 18th Judicial District. The vacancies are a result of the retirements of the Honorable Dana E. Murray and the Honorable Christine Chauche.
DENVER — Thursday, June 2, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today vetoed House Bill 16-1231, “Concerning the Limited Use of Automated Vehicle Identification Systems Designed to Detect Disobedience to a Traffic Signal.”
“Last year, we wrote to the General Assembly on several occasions in agreement that use of traffic photo-enforcement tools should be limited and used only in a manner that instills trust in government and confidence that public safety is paramount,” said Hickenlooper.
DENVER — Wednesday, June 1, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper signed these bills into law today.
HB 16-1187, Sales & Use Tax Exemption Retirement Community Food, concerning a sales and use tax exemption for meals provided in certain retirement communities.
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.
DENVER — Friday, May 27, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper signed these bills into law today.
HB 16-1289, Incentives To Complete Career Development Courses, concerning incentives for local education providers to encourage high school students to successfully complete development course work.
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:
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release May 27, 2016
PRAYER FOR PEACE, MEMORIAL DAY, 2016
DENVER — Thursday, May 26, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper signed this bill into law today.
HB 16-1462, Lieutenant Governor As Governor's Office Appointee concerning a modification to the provisions enacted in House Bill 11-1155 to authorize combining the full-time equivalent employment of the Lieutenant Governor and the state Chief Operating Officer.
DENVER — Thursday, May 26, 2016 — In observance of Memorial Day, many state offices will be closed on Monday, May 30.
State driver’s license offices, the Department of Public Health and Environment’s vital records office and executive branch departments will be among the facilities closed Monday.
DENVER — Tuesday, May 24, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today appointed Carl McGuire as district court judge in the 13th Judicial District (Kit, Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington, Yuma). McGuire will fill the vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Douglas R. Vannoy.
DENVER — Thursday, May 19, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper signed these bills into law today.
HB 16-1027, Criminal Deposition For At-risk Persons, Concerning depositions in criminal cases in which an at-risk person may not be available for trial.