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Tag Archives: homeless bill of rights

Clash over DIY housing pits activists against city of Denver: Here’s what you need to know

Raided It was always going to get shut down. This weekend, a village of hand-built tiny homes sprung up at 2500 Lawrence St., a city-owned plot of […]...

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October 27, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Lawmakers tank Homeless Bill of Rights; activists rail

“Shame!” “Shame!” cried a man in the back of the Capitol’s largest, packed committee room. The vote was not yet tallied, but it was clear: […]...

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April 28, 2015 Capitol Dispatch, Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Walking Dead: Doomed-to-die bills and the Colorado lawmakers breathing life into corpses

Each session, zombie bills lurk at the Colorado Capitol. Minimum wage increases, high-capacity-magazine-ban repeals, the Parent’s Bill of Rights, the gay-conversion-therapy ban – these are just a […]...

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April 21, 2015 Capitol Dispatch, In-Depth, The Mix, Uncategorized

Lawmakers consider giving the homeless the right to rest

In Wheat Ridge, police arrested people sitting on a bench for loitering near a school; the bench was not near a school. In Boulder, a man was […]...

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April 16, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

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7/20/18 The Red Tent

Red Tent Bazaar Fundraiser for The Colorado Independent Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and laughter to benefit The […]

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How much each candidate for governor raised from inside Colorado in 8 charts

It’s time to take another look at where gubernatorial donors are coming from— in terms of geography at least. We examined this topic last month, […]

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