Hickenlooper reflects on tragedy of another state’s mass shooting

Author: Joey Bunch - October 3, 2017 - Updated: December 10, 2017

Before he spoke to reporters about a cratering special session Monday afternoon, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper stepped back from politics, from taxing and from spending. At least 58 people were dead in Las Vegas, and more than 500 had been injured in an apparently random act by a lone gunman Sunday night.

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Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch is the senior political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has a 31-year career in journalism, including the last 15 in Colorado. He was part of the Denver Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 and is a two-time Pulitzer finalist. His resume includes covering high school sports, the environment, the casino industry and civil rights in the South, as well as a short stint at CNN.