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Missourian To Take Reins Of Colo. Corrections Department

Gov.-Elect John Hickenlooper has tapped a Missourian to succeed Ari Zavaras at the Colorado Department of Corrections.

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Burnishing His Own Legacy?

The governor’s press office this morning released what it calls “comprehensive accomplishment reports.”

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How News Orgs Covered The Ritter Pardons, Commutations

Outgoing Gov. Bill Ritter made headlines across the nation with his pardon of Joe Arridy, a low-IQ man convicted and executed for a Pueblo murder — a murder that the governor and others familiar with the case don’t think Arridy committed.

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28 Pardons And Commutations, Including Jennifer Reali

Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter today issued 28 pardons and commutations, including that of first-degree murderer Jennifer Reali.

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Denver Judge Stern Rips PUC’s OK Of Qwest Rate Increase

Qwest could have to pay refunds to 500,000 Colorado customers as a result of a judge’s ruling Thursday that unwinds a 2009 rate increase for basic home phone service, The Denver Post reports.

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Third Ritter Appointee Will Stay With Hickenlooper Administration

A third Ritter administration cabinet member is staying on.

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Hickenlooper: Trujillo Will Stay On At Homeland Security Office

A second Ritter Cabinet member is staying put in the Hickenlooper administration.

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Hickenlooper Names Denver FBI Chief To Head Public Safety

Jim Davis, the Special Agent in Charge of the Denver division of the FBI, has been named by Gov.-Elect John Hickenlooper as the next executive director of the Colorado Department of Public Safety.

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One Colorado Cabinet Member, Resources’ Mike King, Will Keep His Job

At least one Cabinet member from the Ritter administration will keep his job in the Hickenlooper administration.

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Hickenlooper Hires Ex-Congressman, Two Others

Gov.-Elect John Hickenlooper today named three more top executives in his administration, including ex-Congressman John Salazar, who’ll run the Agriculture Departmen

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