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Gov. Hickenlooper signs bill for cyber workforce development and research funding

Gov. Hickenlooper signs bill for cyber workforce development and research funding

Flanked by bill sponsors and stakeholders, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed the “Cyber Coding Cryptology for State Records” bill into law in a formal signing...
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State improves college affordability for Olympic athletes
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State improves college affordability for Olympic athletes

Gov. John Hickenlooper and CU Boulder alumna Jenny Simpson are all smiles at the April 13 bill-signing ceremony. Olympic athletes training in Colorado will...
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State wants improved medical response to campus sex assault victims
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State wants improved medical response to campus sex assault victims

A bill aimed at improving college campus-based medical responses to student victims of sexual assault is advancing at the Capitol, with House lawmakers having...
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Legislative session brings new opportunities, challenges for CU

The 70th Colorado General Assembly convened on Wednesday, the launch of a 120-day session that will see a new group of lawmakers consider budget requests and...
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‘Challenging session’ at Capitol brings good outcomes for CU

Last week brought the end of the 2014 state legislative session, a stretch that produced a long-awaited boost in state funding for CU and other higher...
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Funding boost for universities, colleges made official

A significant boost in state funding for higher education was made official May 1 with Gov. John Hickenlooper’s signing of Senate Bill 1 (SB 1), which...
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Supreme Court rules against Lobato case

The Colorado Supreme Court on Tuesday announced its decision to overturn a district court decision in the Lobato v. State lawsuit, ruling 4-2 that the state’s...
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CU notches successes in recently ended legislative session

All CU-initiated bills are on their way to Gov. John Hickenlooper for his signature.
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Successful legislation will help CU attract state’s top students

University of Colorado-backed legislation aimed at helping the state’s higher education institutions secure the best and brightest in-state students is...
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CU pursuing legislation aimed at attracting state’s best students

Campus leadership has said that CU often loses Colorado’s best college prospects to out-of-state institutions offering richer scholarship packages.
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Gun legislation package includes college campus focus

Colorado Democrats on Tuesday announced a list of proposed gun-related laws, including a measure to ban the carrying of concealed weapons in buildings on...
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President at budget hearing: ‘We’re creating a culture of efficiency’

At his annual presentation Tuesday to the state’s Joint Budget Committee (JBC), Benson said the university estimates it has saved about $35 million in recent...
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Regents support Amendment S

Gov. John Hickenlooper and state lawmakers say approval of the ballot issue would bring long-overdue reform to the state personnel system.
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Time runs out on transparency bill at Capitol

House Bill 1252, legislation that would have required more detailed financial reporting in the form of searchable databases of all revenues and expenditures at...
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Transparency legislation advances in House

A bill that would require greater detail in existing reporting of financial information at institutions of higher education advanced this week in the State...
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Details on impact of efficiency legislation coming soon

The newest installment of higher education efficiency legislation was signed into law last month and will take effect Aug. 10. But the implementation of...
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Staff Council looks to boost participation

University of Colorado Staff Council considered ways to promote and raise its visibility; discussed the effects of House Bill 11-1301 and reviewed details of...