From the Vail Daily (Lauren Glendenning):
“Long before I ever thought I would run for governor, I had a strong belief that Denver had a responsibility to the rest of the state,” Hickenlooper said. “The better the rest of the state does, the better Denver does.” He pointed to the fact that the board of Denver Water, which he appoints as Denver’s mayor, has reduced the region’s per capita water consumption by 20 percent since he’s been mayor. “That’s Colorado’s water,” Hickenlooper said. “Denver’s dramatic drop in consumption demonstrates that we are active partners. Any solution starts with an ethic of conservation.”[..]
He’s running a campaign touting three main issues — economic development, energy and water.
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