Gov. Hickenlooper, Sec. Salazar join other dignitaries in opening major segment of Rocky Mountain Greenway

DENVER — Saturday, June 4, 2016 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today joined former Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, Rep. Ed Perlmutter, U.S. Fish and Wildlife director Dan Ashe, Shari Schaftlein of the U.S. Department of Transportation and other officials to celebrate National Trails Day by opening a significant new stretch of the Rocky Mountain Greenway.

Gov. Hickenlooper vetoes “red light camera” bill

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.

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