Politics John Hickenlooper

  • It's a contentious issue in Colorado, where oil and gas fields sometimes overlap fast-growing cities. Colorado is the nation's No. 7 energy-producing state, and the stakes were high enough that an industry-backed committee collected $13.4 million this year to defeat the issues, state records show. Sampling is standard for assessing petitions in Colorado.

  • Colorado Governor talks more than just marijuana

    Colorado Govenor John Hickenlooper, discusses his state's economy, his potential for becoming the vice president as well as his views on fracking and marijuana at the ICONIC Conference in Denver.

  • WASHINGTON, March 7- Hillary Clinton's vow to regulate oil and gas fracking almost out of existence was met with skepticism Monday, failing to convince either industry or environment groups that she would- or could- end the controversial drilling practice if she becomes president. The front-runner for the Democratic party nomination used a debate in Flint,...

  • RALEIGH, N.C.-- High-profile North Carolina Republicans are benefiting from a marked fundraising advantage over Democratic rivals entering the fall campaign's final days, led by gubernatorial candidate Pat McCrory.

  • WETMORE, Colo.-- A wildfire that forced the evacuation of hundreds of people in and around a small southern Colorado town has damaged at least 14 homes, authorities said Wednesday. The 3 1/ 4- square-mile fire was burning near Wetmore, an unincorporated town in Custer County about 100 miles south of Denver.

  • DENVER-- Colorado's governor is hinting that he'll announce hundreds of new jobs in an economic development announcement Friday. John Hickenlooper planned a Denver event for the announcement.

  • OKLAHOMA CITY-- The governors of Oklahoma and Colorado say their effort to encourage manufacturers to produce compressed natural gas vehicles is gaining momentum. Mary Fallin and Colorado Gov. Fallin says dealerships representing Ford, Chrysler, General Motors and Honda have submitted more than 100 bids.