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Author : Tina Griego

The statehouse skinny: Guns, roads and rubber duckies

Editor’s note: Every week, we send a newsletter to subscribers. This week’s, which is republished below, is a conversation between The Colorado Independent’s Managing Editor […]...

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February 13, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Readers respond to ‘My cousin, the Trump supporter’

My attempt to understand how my cousin, J Cruz, could support Donald Trump provoked the range of response you might expect when a Trump critic […]...

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February 2, 2017 Education, Griego, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Griego: The well from which we drink

In the first hours after our new president signed an executive order to close this country’s doors to refugees — temporarily for now, for some […]...

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January 28, 2017 Griego, Immigration, Just In, The Mix

Griego: My cousin, the Trump supporter

My cousin J Cruz comes over. He drives up from south of Denver to help me install some window shades, by which I mean he […]...

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January 20, 2017 Griego, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

Griego: The undeniable promise of Sun Valley

The rare celebratory press conference was held earlier this month in Sun Valley, the tucked-away Westside Denver community whose poverty has long been hidden on […]...

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December 30, 2016 Griego, Housing, Housing crisis, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Community groups file civil rights complaint to stop I-70 expansion

Three community groups have filed a federal civil rights complaint in an effort to stop the state from pursuing its plans to expand I-70 through […]...

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November 16, 2016 Griego, Health, Just In, The Mix

GRIEGO: Foreign-born, U.S.-raised youth in the Trump age ask, “What do we do next?”

With the election of Donald Trump as president, a countdown of sorts began for one particular group of people: those who are here illegally but were granted […]...

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November 11, 2016 Civil Rights, Griego, Immigration, Just In, The Mix

Griego: The dignified life of Carrie Ann Lucas

The most vocal critic of a proposed ballot measure that would let dying people take prescribed life-ending drugs is a 44-year-old lawyer and disability rights […]...

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October 28, 2016 Griego, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

Griego: The unseen reach of an affordable housing crisis

Around 3 p.m. on Sept. 23, Patrick Hale – once married, once living in a lovely Victorian home in north Denver, once driving a BMW – […]...

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October 3, 2016 Housing, Housing crisis, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Denver comes one step closer to winning a $30 million grant to help transform Sun Valley

The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development today announced that Denver is one of five finalists for a sought-after $30 million grant – seed […]...

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September 29, 2016 Housing, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

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The Home Front: Ex-Colorado Republican Party chairman charged with voter fraud

The former chairman of Colorado’s Republican Party has been “charged with voter fraud and forgery,” reports KDVR. “Steve Curtis, 57, is accused of filling out and […]

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