Hickenlooper defies subpoena last Monday; appears on day 2 following threat of contempt
June 10, 2020
Former Governor John Hickenlooper violated the State’s ethics law, Amendment 41, when he accepted travel and other expenses in two cases in 2018, according the State’s Independent Ethics Commission.
Hickenlooper is a candidate for the United State Senate Democratic primary on June 30. He will face former Democratic Speaker of the House Andrew Romanoff of Denver. The winner moves on to challenge Republican incumbent U.S. Senator Cory Gardner, Yuma.
Hickenlooper defied a subpoena issued by the ethics commission on Monday, but which was later enforced by a Denver District Court judge....