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Hickenlooper addresses energy production in State of the State address

Hickenlooper, Colorado energy

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s sang the praises of energy production in his State of the State address Thursday. Hickenlooper was focused on economic growth and the ability of the state’s businesses to compete equally on the global stage, with specific mention of rural incentives and job training as imperative to keeping up with the rest of the world. However, when it ...

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Polis donates $25K to group pushing oil, gas amendment

DENVER (AP) — Democratic Rep. Jared Polis has given $25,000 to a group pushing to allow local government more say over energy production. Polis gave the money to Yes for Local Control Over Oil and Gas, according to campaign finance disclosures posted Monday. The group supports a ballot measure to amend the state constitution to give local governments more control ...

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Colorado governor’s book raises Clinton veep speculation

DENVER (AP) — John Hickenlooper, Colorado’s term-limited Democratic governor, released a candid autobiography and is doing the book talk rounds this week, reviving speculation that he is positioning himself to join Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign ticket. Hickenlooper insists he hasn’t been approached by Clinton’s camp, and he uses self-deprecating humor to deflect queries about his ambitions. But his name has ...

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Rally draws more than 200 in support of oil and gas industry

Signs, stickers, cheers and speeches proclaiming the positive effects of the oil and gas industry in Weld County filled the Exhibition Hall at the Island Grove Regional Park in Greeley on Thursday. The “Thriving Together” rally brought more than 200 people together to listen to a series of speakers from Weld County commissioners to community and industry leaders speak about ...

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Program helps Coloradoans become ‘Energy Masters’

As energy specialist for Colorado State University Extension, Cary Weiner is well-versed in the significance of energy in Colorado; the issue of energy is one that permeates through nearly every aspect of American lives. “Energy affects all of us, whether we are aware of it or not,” Weiner said. “Obviously, there are national security implications around energy, environmental implications around ...

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Bill pushes bioenergy incentives

A new bill introduced last week may persuade public entities in Colorado to power their buildings with an organically-derived energy source. The bill, introduced by Sen. Matt Jones on Jan. 7, aims to promote the use of woody biomass as an energy source through a grant program, according to a recent Biomass Magazine article. The U.S. Forest service described woody biomass ...

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