bg

Author : Eliza Carter

Want to help solve Denver’s housing crisis? Apply for this key committee

The committee to guide and implement Denver’s first-ever affordable housing fund is still looking for applications — and the deadline is this Friday. Eleven members […]...

> read more

October 11, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Minimum wage advocates: Small businesses thrive when workers are paid more

Critics of a minimum wage increase in Colorado have a familiar refrain: Forcing employers to pay more will push small businesses to failure, especially those […]...

> read more

October 6, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Mix

TABOR lawsuit is back, stronger than ever

After suffering a major setback earlier this year, the legal team trying to repeal Colorado’s Taxpayer Bill of Rights amendment is back and charging once […]...

> read more

October 5, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Cancelation of controversial basketball game doesn’t deter racial justice protesters

Racial justice advocates met this morning to protest a canceled “Law enforcement vs. Youth” basketball game that they didn’t want to happen in the first […]...

> read more

October 1, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Racial justice group marches in solidarity, scolds Denver Police

A group that works to further racial justice marched Thursday morning from Denver’s Central Library to Mayor Michael Hancock’s office, showing solidarity with communities across […]...

> read more

September 30, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Mix

TIMELINE: The long road to a dedicated fund for affordable housing

If you’ve paid attention to City Council, socialized with developers, or paid rent in Denver over the past year, you know that housing is a […]...

> read more

September 28, 2016 Civil Rights, Politics, The Mix

Demonstrators call for the repeal of Colorado’s rent control ban

On Thursday, just days after city officials adopted Denver’s first dedicated affordable housing fund, community organizers marched to demand rent control from state lawmakers. Rent […]...

> read more

September 23, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Denver adopts Hancock’s affordable housing fund

Denver City Council established a permanent, dedicated affordable housing fund Monday night in a vote of 9-4. The fund was constructed by Mayor Michael Hancock’s […]...

> read more

September 19, 2016 Housing, Housing crisis, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Denver City Council votes tonight on permanent funding stream for affordable housing

Denver City Council will vote tonight for the final time on a proposed dedicated fund for affordable housing. The fund, which is part of a […]...

> read more

September 19, 2016 Housing, Housing crisis, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Hancock’s affordable housing plan passes handily on first vote. Herndon’s alternative scrapes through

Denver City Council on Monday unanimously gave preliminary approval to a plan put forth by Mayor Michael Hancock and council members Albus Brooks and Robin […]...

> read more

September 13, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Just In

scroll
Read More

EVENTS

img
This Tuesday, May 22! Gubernatorial candidates discuss their policies around work and working families

The Colorado Independent’s Tina Griego will be moderating this gubernatorial forum centered on issues related to working families, labor rights, protections for immigrants and refugees, […]

Read More

TWITTER

THE BLOGS

img
The Home Front: A legal challenge to Boulder’s ‘ban on assault weapons’ hits 24 hours after it was voted into law

“Cody Wisniewski made good on his threat Tuesday night to sue Boulder and its council, mounting a legal challenge to the city’s ban on assault […]

Read More