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Hickenlooper signs workforce development, opioid-treatment bills

Denver Business Journal

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Tuesday participated in the final public bill-signing of his eight-year term as Colorado’s highest elected official, and he also signed into law another bill that could pump significant money into the fight against opioid abuse.

Surrounded by dozens of department heads and lobbyists, Hickenlooper inked House Bill 1266, which extends the two-year-old Career Development Success Pilot Program that reimburses school districts and charter schools who complete internships,…