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3 years 6 months ago

Lt. governor outlines Colorado education goals

DENVER (AP) - Colorado Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia has outlined three broad priorities for the state Department of Higher Education, which he also heads. Garcia said Thursday the top goals are implementing a 2010 state law designed to ensure teacher effectiveness, getting the public involved in a third-grade reading...

3 years 10 months ago

Hickenlooper visits Southern Colorado

In a time where Colorado's state budget is uncertain, the state's new governor is taking an untraditional approach to fixing it. "The vision is instead of a bunch of big shots in Denver telling the rest of the state, here's what we think is best for your economy, let's let...

3 years 10 months ago

Hickenlooper to visit Southern Colorado

Governor John Hickenlooper will be in Pueblo and Colorado Springs today as part of a statewide tour promoting his bottom-up economic development plan. Lieutenant Governor Joe Garcia will join Hickenlooper in their meetings with business leaders, community members and local politicians. They hope to discuss job creation, government...

3 years 10 months ago

Joe Garcia to pull double-duty

DENVER (AP) - Gov.-elect John Hickenlooper is giving incoming Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia another job. Garcia will lead the Department of Higher Education. Garcia was president of Colorado State University-Pueblo before being elected. He'll be the first lieutenant governor to also lead a state agency.

4 years 2 weeks ago

Joe Garcia resigns as CSU-Pueblo president

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - Colorado's Lt. Gov.-elect Joe Garcia has a new job, so he has resigned as president of Colorado State University-Pueblo. The CSU System Board of Governors accepted Garcia's resignation Wednesday, the day after Democrat John Hickenlooper won the governor's race. Hickenlooper chose Garcia as his running...

4 years 2 weeks ago

Hickenlooper says focus now is on Colorado's economy

Fresh off his victory, Governor elect John Hickenlooper says his priority is fixing Colorado's economy. On Wednesday Hickenlooper announced a new team to transition from Governor Bill Ritter's administration. Hickenlooper and Lt. Governor elect Joe Garcia were in Denver Wednesday morning. They announced their transition team called Partners For Colorado....

4 years 2 months ago

Hickenlooper announces education policy for Colorado

Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper is getting ready to unveil his education policy for Colorado. He'll be joined by his running mate, Colorado State University-Pueblo president Joe Garcia, at Monday's announcement at Arapahoe Community College in Littleton. Two years ago as mayor Hickenlooper started a preschool stipend program...

4 years 3 months ago

Sources: Hickenlooper picks CSU-Pueblo president

Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper will pick CSU-Pueblo President Joe Garcia as his running mate. Three sources who were involved in the decision-making confirmed the pick to The Associated Press. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to speak on Hickenlooper's behalf. Hickenlooper isn't facing...

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