Governor's Office http://kajx.org en Governor Open to Helping Bring Down Insurance Premiums http://kajx.org/post/governor-open-helping-bring-down-insurance-premiums <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; &nbsp; Governor John </span>Hickenlooper<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says he could get involved with bringing down health insurance prices. That could have a real impact for residents of the Roaring Fork Valley and other mountain towns. Garfield County asked the state's top official earlier this month to intervene with high premiums. The County believes Colorado officials did a sloppy job earlier this year when coming up with prices. But some experts say the state didn't make any mistakes.</span></p> Tue, 31 Dec 2013 06:57:45 +0000 Elise Thatcher 12269 at http://kajx.org Governor Open to Helping Bring Down Insurance Premiums McCloskey Speaker Series - Decision-making & Leadership: Views from the Statehouse http://kajx.org/post/mccloskey-speaker-series-decision-making-leadership-views-statehouse <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Interstate, 'Lucida Grande', Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 16px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: 300; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 22px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255); display: inline !important; float: none;">A conversation featuring Governors John Hickenlooper of Colorado, Jay Nixon of Missouri, Jay Inslee of Washington and Peter Shumlin of Vermont on priorities, issues, and successes. Moderated by Elliot Gerson, Executive Vice President, The Aspen Institute.</span></p><p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 17:05:38 +0000 Rob St. Mary 4507 at http://kajx.org McCloskey Speaker Series - Decision-making & Leadership: Views from the Statehouse Valley Roundup - July 12th, 2013 http://kajx.org/post/valley-roundup-july-12th-2013 <p>On the show this week Carolyn Sackariason, Editor of <a href="http://www.aspendailynews.com">the Aspen Daily News</a> and Brent Gardner Smith, Editor and Investigative Reporter for <a href="http://aspenjournalism.org">Aspen Journalism</a> join us to discuss the top news stories in the Valley. &nbsp;<br><br>We talk with Aspen Public Radio Reporter Elise Thatcher about demonstrations planned for the weekend.&nbsp; The rallies will focus on opposition to hydraulic fracturing – fracking – in Colorado.<br><br>Denver Post Staff Writer Bruce Finley talks with us about his report in the Post this week about air pollution in the nine counties around Denver.<br><br>On the Download Aspen Public Radio’s Digital Content Manager Rob St. Mary tells us about a website where visitors can find out what the government might know about your digital habits, security concerns about Android smartphones and a real world file sharing hide and seek campaign.</p><p> Sat, 13 Jul 2013 00:03:29 +0000 Roger Adams & Rob St. Mary 4406 at http://kajx.org Valley Roundup - July 12th, 2013 Hickenlooper Activates Drought Task Force for Cities and Towns http://kajx.org/post/hickenlooper-activates-drought-task-force-cities-and-towns <p></p><p style="width: 480px; line-height: 1.3em; text-align: justify; font-size: 13px; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">&nbsp;</p> Tue, 14 May 2013 23:55:37 +0000 Marci Krivonen 1264 at http://kajx.org Hickenlooper Activates Drought Task Force for Cities and Towns