THE MIX

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City Council appoints committee to guide Denver’s $150M housing fund

On Monday, Denver City Council finalized its list of 23 people who will guide Denver’s newest affordable housing program. The new affordable housing trust fund, […] > read more

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Broomfield City Council laments “limited toolkit” to regulate residential fracking

In a packed and emotional meeting Tuesday night, Broomfield City Council took the first step toward approving two ordinances to increase its control over fracking […] > read more

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2 Electoral College members are suing Colorado in plan to stop Trump

  Two of Colorado’s nine national electors are taking Colorado to federal court today, challenging a law that requires them to cast their Electoral College votes […] > read more

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The Electoral College plan to stop Trump explained

  You might have heard about the Hamilton Electors, seven of the 538 members of the Electoral College who are working on a plan to […] > read more

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Attorney General’s office opposes 2017 open records legislation

This story was originally published by the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition.  After months of work by stakeholders, proposed 2017 legislation is taking shape that […] > read more

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The Home Front: Beware of urban bighorn sheep ‘still in their rut season’

“University of Northern Colorado President Kay Norton on Monday responded to a petition drive asking UNC officials to declare UNC a ‘sanctuary campus,'” reports The […] > read more

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Aid-in-dying is legal in Colorado. What happens next?

Hospitals and doctors across Colorado are preparing for a new law that will soon allow qualified, terminally ill patients to obtain a lethal dose of […] > read more

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Denver Public Schools discrimination lawsuit to be resolved outside the courtroom

The owners of Roybal Construction have agreed to drop their contract-discrimination lawsuit against Denver Public Schools, saying they have decided to pursue a less adversarial […] > read more

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Senate Republicans to take on energy in next session

With a new pro-fossil fuels administration headed to Washington, Republicans in the state Senate are seizing the opportunity to shore up Colorado’s sluggish mining and […] > read more

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Lawyer group ‘Hamilton Defenders’ forms to counsel Electoral College members, sue states

  A group of attorneys from around the country has launched a legal fund to defend members of the Electoral College or challenge laws in certain states […] > read more

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How the face of Denver Public Schools is changing, explained in five charts

This story originally appeared in Chalkbeat Colorado.  Colorado’s largest school district continues to grow, though not at the same breakneck pace that saw Denver Public […] > read more

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The Home Front: Colorado is short on money for roads, Boulder County makes buildings ‘safe zones’

“Boulder County on Thursday morning installed posters assuring employees working in its government buildings, as well as visitors to those buildings, that they’re in a […] > read more