Democrat Phil Weiser, a former dean of the University of Colorado Law School and Obama administration official, declared on Thursday that he’s running for attorney general in next year’s election, and he’s boasting a powerhouse endorsement out of the gate.
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After legislators adjourned the 120-day legislative session Wednesday night, they convened at Stoney’s Bar & Grill in downtown Denver. Gov. John Hickenlooper made the rounds with a message: Don’t make any vacation plans for the rest of May. He told reporters Thursday he’s going to think about it through the weekend before deciding if he […]
When it comes to broadband access, Colorado has a mountainous challenge — literally. The vast majority of Coloradans live in areas well served by multiple, private-sector, high-speed internet providers. Cable providers alone have invested over $8 billion of their own capital to upgrade their network. Most cable customers in Colorado will have access to affordable, […]
Bipartisan legislation allowing cell-phone and broadband service providers better access to municipal markets won approval in the House Tuesday. House Bill 1193, sponsored in the lower chamber by Reps. Jon Becker, R-Fort Morgan, and Tracy Kraft-Tharp, D-Arvada, should translates to faster and better upgrades to cell-telephone service. From a press statement by the House GOP: The bill streamlines broadband […]
Gov. John Hickenlooper on Friday named Tony Neal-Graves, a former vice president of Intel Corporation, as executive director in charge of Colorado’s Broadband Office, the governor’s office announced.
Centennial City Councilwoman Stephanie Piko announced Sunday she’s running for mayor of the suburban city. “As the next mayor of Centennial, I will continue to build on Centennial’s great foundation by implementing the plans that are in place to better connect our citizens,” Piko said at Centennial Center Park, surrounded by family and supporters.
Colorado’s technology industry is booming, and Andrea Young couldn’t be happier. Young, the president and CEO of the Colorado Technology Association, a trade organization that represents more 300 companies and counts some 15,000 people involved in its network, said in a recent interview with The Colorado Statesman that she’s excited about the prospects for the […]
Gov. John Hickenlooper and state Senate President Kevin Grantham, R-Canon City, say the process is already in motion to launch Senate confirmation hearings for the governor’s two recent appointees to the state’s Public Utilities Commission. Grantham seems to be looking forward to it. “I think we’ll do it sooner rather than later,” he told The […]
Gov. John Hickenlooper likely had to rewrite the State of the State speech he delivered Thursday, or at least rethink it. He surely thought he would be addressing a Legislature controlled by Democrats working in concert with a Clinton administration in Washington. Things didn’t turn out that way. Instead, the governor as speaking to the […]