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Hickenlooper Doesn’t Want To ‘Piss Off’ DC Big-Wigs On Keystone 

Daily CallerGreg CampbellAugust 7, 2014 Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper didn’t help his reputation as a weak leader when he told the Rocky Mountain Energy Summit why he wouldn’t express an opinion on the Keystone XL Pipeline.“I’ve avoided taking a position because it’s just going to piss off a lot of people in Washington that I

August 7th, 2014|Blog|

Hickenlooper’s chief of staff leaving in November for new post

The Denver PostLynn BartlesJune 26, 2014 Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Thursday that Roxane White, his chief of staff known throughout state government for her tough persona and influence, is leaving after the election in November to oversee a national nursing program serving first-time moms living in poverty.White served as Hickenlooper's chief of staff when he

June 26th, 2014|Blog|

PRO-HICK ADS DRAW YAWNS FROM ETHICS PANELISTS

The Colorado ObserverValerie Richardson June 10, 2014 DENVER — The same Democratic group that picked up the tab last year for Gov. John Hickenlooper at an Aspen conference is reportedly now running campaign ads on his behalf, but members of the state’s ethics commission say that’s not a problem. The Independent Ethics Commission agreed Monday

June 10th, 2014|Blog|

COMPASS COLORADO FILES MOTION IN HICKENLOOPER ETHICS COMPLAINT

Law Week ColoradoJune 10, 2014 Compass Colorado’s legal team filed a motion to supplement the record in the ethics complaint it filed in 2013 against Democrat Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday. In April, the Independent Ethics Commission voted to dismiss Compass Colorado’s complaint against Hickenlooper, but the IEC has not yet issued its order formalizing

June 10th, 2014|Blog|

Forward Progress After playing a key role in turning Colorado blue, are the state’s best-known liberal hell-raisers losing their mojo?

5280 Eli StokolsJune 2014 A trio of fratty-looking bros doing a keg stand was probably the last thing you’d have expected to see in an advertisement highlighting the Affordable Care Act’s benefits on the eve of its rollout last year. That is, unless you knew the ad was the work of ProgressNow Colorado, which has been jolting

June 1st, 2014|Blog|

COLORADO GOP GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATES LOW ON FUNDS, HIGH ON HOPE 

The Denver PostLynn BartelsMay 7, 2014 Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper crushed his GOP gubernatorial opponents in fundraising for the first four months of this year, outraising all four of them combined. In addition, Hickenlooper has $1.6 million on hand for his re-election campaign, while the Republicans appear to be short of funds to win the

May 7th, 2014|Blog|

Ethics Commission Leaves Compass Colorado in Dark on Hickenlooper Investigation

Valerie RichardsonThe Colorado ObserverApril 1, 2014 DENVER—Those who suspect the Independent Ethics Commission of harboring a pro-Democrat bias probably didn’t change their minds at Monday’s hearing on the complaint filed against Gov. John Hickenlooper. Lawyers for Compass Colorado, the conservative group that filed the ethics complaint, were surprised to learn that the Democratic governor’s legal

April 1st, 2014|Blog|