E.g., Nov 17 2018
E.g., Nov 17 2018

Task force identifies juvenile justice policies that advance Colorado’s effort to enhance public safety and improve youth outcomes

DENVER — Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today praised the Improving Outcomes for Youth Statewide Task Force for developing policy recommendations that, if passed into law by state legislators, would strengthen the juvenile justice system, increase public safety, and lead to better outcomes for youth who come in contact with the juvenile justice system.

Gov. Hickenlooper announces Colorado is among six states to receive federal GEAR UP grant

DENVER — Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 — Gov. Hickenlooper and the Colorado Department of Higher Education celebrated Colorado’s win as one of six states to receive a federal GEAR UP grant that will power pre-collegiate programming for up to 5,000 students across the state—the fourth consecutive award Colorado has received since 1999.

Gov. Hickenlooper signs executive order and proclamation recognizing Vape-Free November

DENVER — Friday, Nov. 2, 2018— Gov. John Hickenlooper today joined some of Colorado’s leading health organizations to raise their voices in concern over Colorado’s youth vaping rate. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) recently announced that Colorado teens have the highest incidence of vaping in the country. With leaders from the CDPHE, Children’s Hospital Colorado, the University of Colorado Cancer Center and several other health groups, Gov. Hickenlooper signed an executive order aimed at reducing tobacco use and vaping among youth.

Gov. Hickenlooper joins western governors in continued commitment to uphold standards of the Clean Air and Water Acts

DENVER — Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 — Gov. John Hickenlooper today joined governors from California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington in signing a letter committing to upholding the standards set forth in the Clean Air and Water Acts, despite changes to federal standards in Washington D.C.