Gov. John Hickenlooper is traveling through southern Colorado to sign several bills, including one to provide social workers to juvenile offenders and another to allocate funding for the state fair.
The governor will be in Colorado Springs Wednesday morning to sign legislation that requires the public defender's office to hire social workers to assist in juvenile cases. Hickenlooper is also signing a bill that creates the Wildfire Information and Resource Center, which will provide details on prescribed burns and fire mitigation funding among other things.
In Pueblo, Hickenlooper will sign a bill that adds $300,000 for renovations and improvements at the Colorado State Fairgrounds. He will also sign legislation to put a new Colorado Bureau of Investigation forensics lab in Pueblo.
Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus