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Tag Archives: mayor michael hancock

GREENE: Slain preacher’s family alleges that Denver officers rigged Taser evidence

The family of the homeless street preacher killed in Denver’s jail in 2010 wants the new district attorney to investigate whether the officers responsible switched […]...

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June 26, 2017 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, Uncategorized

Hancock, city officials to ICE: Stay out of courthouses unless you have a warrant

Mayor Michael Hancock, District Attorney Beth McCann and other city officials Thursday asked Immigration and Customs Enforcement to stay out of Denver courthouses unless in possession of a […]...

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April 6, 2017 Criminal Justice, Immigration, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Attorney to streamline lawsuit against homeless sweeps

A lawsuit seeking to end Denver’s campaign against homeless camps got a boost yesterday during a hearing with a federal judge. Denver attorney Jason Flores-Williams filed […]...

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October 13, 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 […]...

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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 […]...

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September 28, 2016 Civil Rights, Politics, The Mix

Denver Council president seeks to curtail colleagues’ rambling

Either Denver City Council members blather too much, or someone’s trying to muzzle critics of Mayor Michael Hancock. Those are the takes on a proposed […]...

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September 22, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, 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 […]...

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

Hancock’s affordable housing plan goes for council vote, despite many doubts

Denver City Council will cast its first vote this evening on a proposed plan to ease the city’s housing crisis. As the local economy booms, […]...

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September 12, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Hancock’s affordable housing plan gets preliminary nod

A committee of Denver council members on Wednesday unanimously approved Mayor Michael Hancock’s plan to create a dedicated fund for affordable housing in the city. […]...

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August 25, 2016 Civil Rights, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Committee questions funding for Hancock’s affordable housing plan

Mayor Michael Hancock’s plan to combat Denver’s housing crisis faced doubts about its proposed funding sources in today’s Safety, Housing, and Homelessness Committee meeting. The […]...

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August 17, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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An evening with Clarence Moses-EL

ATTENTION news junkies, civil libertarians, and anyone familiar with the twisted case against Clarence Moses-EL, who spent 28 years behind bars on a wrongful conviction: […]

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Denver East High principal Andy Mendelsberg out after investigation into cheerleading scandal

The principal of Denver’s biggest high school has retired after an investigation into how school district officials handled complaints about the actions of the school’s […]

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