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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...

ACLU puts 34 Colorado cities and towns on notice: Repeal your...

  The Colorado chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is throwing down the gauntlet to nearly three dozen cities and towns throughout the state,...

The Home Front: Homelessness, housing, and barking dogs take up today’s...

Here's a real case of the Wednesdays, as the front pages of newspapers across Colorado tackle transients, affordable housing, how long a dog should...

Do Denver’s homeless people deserve the same rights as Monsanto? 6...

Denver police have made headlines over the past few months by “sweeping” encampments of homeless people. And critics have spoken out – including the...

Wiretap: Water woes, silver linings and a Big Pharma pariah –...

Sunshine and water Conservationists in California had a novel idea for tackling that state’s water woes: requiring water agencies to reveal how much water businesses...

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....

Crackdowns on homeless camps follow Hancock’s ‘State of the City’ speech

On July 11, Mayor Michael Hancock delivered a “State of the City” address full of soaring, hopeful rhetoric about transportation, equitable development and “innovative...

Denver ousts slain inmate’s niece from public meeting

  Natalia Marshall used to take pride in Denver. She and her family long supported Michael Hancock, the city’s second black mayor. She’d even defend...

Homeless student numbers spike in some Colorado districts

Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Ann Schimke on March 28, 2016 Despite decreases in unemployment and poverty rates, the number of homeless students jumped...
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