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Stories with person: John Hickenlooper
  • Colorado coal mine getting court-ordered environmental study 
    Updated: May-22-15 5:09 pm

    DENVER - Federal regulators are re-doing an environmental review for a Colorado coal mine after a judge threatened to shut it down unless they took a closer look at its indirect environmental impacts, including its contribution to climate change.

  • Governor: Fossil fuels will remain big part of economy 
    Updated: May-21-15 4:50 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says that while the state is moving toward using more renewable energy, fossil fuels will remain important to the economy for the next generation.

  • Hickenlooper rejects GOP call to ignore EPA coal rules 
    Updated: May-19-15 3:35 pm

    DENVER - Gov. John Hickenlooper rejected Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's call for states to defy new federal pollution controls on coal-burning power plants, saying Colorado has a long history of protecting its environment - despite its heavy reliance on coal.

  • Colorado governor defends embattled child welfare agency 
    Updated: May-15-15 1:11 pm

    DENVER - Colorado's governor defended the embattled Department of Human Services to state lawmakers who have complained that the agency that oversees child welfare needs a new direction.

  • Colorado Editorial Roundup 
    Updated: Apr-29-15 6:47 pm

    The Denver Post, April 27, on the bar for school lawsuits:

  • As theater shooting trial opens, gun debate dwindles 
    Updated: Apr-25-15 11:29 am

    DENVER - When a gunman opened fire inside a packed movie theater in July 2012, killing 12 and injuring 70, it did more than spread fear and heartbreak across the Denver suburbs. It helped revive the national debate over gun control.