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Sen. John Hickenlooper

  • Last month, U.S. Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper of Colorado wrote a letter requesting a hearing for their Dolores River conservation area bill in the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. The committee has agreed to hold a hearing on the legislation during their next meeting on July 12. The bill would protect 68,000 acres of public lands along the river in southwest Colorado. But now, in addition to the NCA Act, community organizations that advocate on behalf of the Dolores River are discussing the idea of President Joseph Biden designating some areas not covered by the bill as a national monument. And ten new Colorado state laws took effect on Saturday.
  • Colorado Senator John Hickenlooper was in Southwest Colorado last week. He made stops in Norwood, Rico, Dolores and Durango. KSJD's Lucas Brady Woods sat down with Senator Hickenlooper to discuss his trip, and how some federal policies will impact Southwest Colorado.
  • Colorado Senator John Hickenlooper says he tested positive for COVID-19 after experiencing mild symptoms; Colorado state lawmakers met Thursday to discuss how to spend hundreds of millions of federal coronavirus relief dollars on housing assistance programs; Students at Dine College have an opportunity to get free spring semester tuition this academic year.
  • Senator John Hickenlooper was in Southwest Colorado on Friday. His visit comes as the portion of the state and the larger Four Corners region are…
  • The brush fire last week just south of Cortez has been named the Hawkins Fire. It destroyed about ten percent of the vegation in Hawkins Preserve.Colorado…