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Text Of Hickenlooper’s State-Of-State Speech Here

“Most of us have faced a faced a serious budget problem or another at some pivotal moment in our lives,” the new governor says.

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Atmosphere Mostly Light On First Day Of Session

The weight of the Arizona shootings, though noticeably present, did not stop the morning’s speakers from adopting a lighthearted and optimistic attitude toward having fresh blood and new ideas with which to confront the problems facing this state and the rest of the nation.

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Under The Golden Dome: NPR Analyzes Hickenlooper’s Quirks, And Task

McNulty’s view: “The rich uncle that has been giving us money isn’t here anymore.”

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Colo. Representatives Introduce 58 Bills On Opening Day

Review summaries of the bills, sponsor names and committee assignments here, courtesy of State Bill.

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38 Bills Introduced Today In Colorado’s Senate

Review summaries of the bills, sponsor names and committee assignments here, courtesy of State Bill.

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How News Orgs Covered The Hickenlooper Inauguration

Gov. John Hickenlooper was inaugurated as Colorado’s 42nd governor on Tuesday. Here’s how news organizations treated the story.

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Hickenlooper Signs A 4th Order, For Education Council

Gov. John Hickenlooper, inaugurated today, signed a fourth executive order that creates an “education leadership council.”

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Ritter’s Note For Hickenlooper: I’ve Gone Fishing

Former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter appended this note for incoming Gov. John Hickenlooper to a painting in the governor’s office.

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Hickenlooper, In Speech, Vows To Attack Economy Woes

Former Denver mayor and newly sworn in Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper wasted no time addressing the state’s economic woes, announcing in his inaugural speech three executive orders aimed at creating jobs.

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Hickenlooper Taps Kaiser Exec As Personnel Chief

The HR chief for Kaiser Permanente locally is John Hickenlooper’s choice to succeed Rich Gonzales at the Colorado Department of Personnel and Administration.

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