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Gov. Hickenlooper Signs Microbead Ban Into Law

DENVER (AP) – Gov. John Hickenlooper has made Colorado the third state to ban on tiny plastic particles from soaps and cosmetic products.

The bill signed into law Thursday bans microbeads by 2020. 96 more words


Protesters Rally Against Standardized Testing

DENVER (CBS4)- Protesters rallied on the steps of the state Capitol on Wednesday against standardized testing.

Educators, parents and students hoped to deliver their message to Colorado lawmakers. 114 more words


Installment No. 340: Economics

The Colorado Department of Transportation has a new leader, and based on comments attributed to him it is unlikely that roads in the State of Colorado will improve any time soon because his concern is not with quality roads in the state, but servicing special interests that support specific politicians, including the governor, John Hickenlooper.

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Bill To Regulate Powdered Alcohol Sent To Governor

DENVER (AP) – A proposal to regulate the sale of powdered alcohol in Colorado has been sent to Gov. John Hickenlooper for action.

The Colorado House approved the bill unanimously Thursday. 109 more words


Mandatory Fines For Animal Fighting In Colorado Becomes Law

DENVER (AP) – Gov. John Hickenlooper signed into a law a bill that sets mandatory fines for people convicted of animal fighting in Colorado.

Only two people in the state have been convicted of the crime during the past three years. 81 more words


Reduction In Student Tests Has Support, But Some Want More

DENVER (AP) – Political heavyweights in Colorado banded together Tuesday to call for a reduction in mandatory student testing.

But a bill to reduce those student tests doesn’t please everyone. 350 more words


Hickenlooper backs testing reforms, draws line in the sand on SB191

DENVER — Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper orchestrated a press conference Tuesday morning that served as a show of bipartisan support for a proposal to reduce the number of required tests and assessments for K-12 students. 652 more words