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John Hickenlooper proclaims official John Elway Day in Colorado to honor Broncos legend

Gov. John Hickenlooper, left, declares May 24, 2017, a day honoring John Elway, right, in Colorado at the Mizel Foundation's annual dinner held the same day at the Wings Over the Rockies museum in Denver. (Photos by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Wednesday declared May 24, 2017, John Elway Day in Colorado, but the Denver Broncos general manager and former quarterback didn’t know he had a holiday until late in the evening after he’d finished eating dinner along with 2,000 business, political and civic leaders at the Mizel Institute’s annual dinner in Denver.

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YESTERYEAR: Broncos stadium project debated, Hickenlooper again wins mayor

Twenty Years Ago This Week in The Colorado Statesman … The issue of a new stadium for the Denver Broncos turned two bill sponsors against one another when Rep. Vickie Agler, R-Littleton, House co-sponsor of SB 97-230 — a bill that allowed for consideration of a re-fit of Mile High Stadium — accepted an amendment […]

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John Elway gets behind fourth-quarter drive for Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court bid

Former Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway on Monday threw his support behind U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. The Colorado star’s endorsement came as Gorsuch, who is also from Colorado, was facing U.S. Senate confirmation hearings. A letter Elway wrote to the Senate Judiciary Committee was first reported by Colorado Politics. “A native of Colorado, […]

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? Elway ads promote amendment 71, oppose 69 & 70

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Likely the most recognizable and perhaps admired person in Colorado, John Elway has made what may be his first highly visible entry into the political world, appearing in TV ads for the campaign promoting passage of Amendment 71, the Raise the Bar effort to make it harder to change the state constitution.

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