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What we know so far about Denver’s commitment to 100% renewable electricity by 2030

Denver has now become the 10th, and largest, Colorado municipality to commit to 100 percent of its electricity being powered by renewable energy. Mayor Michael […]...

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July 17, 2018 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

State of the City: As many are shunted to margins of Denver’s boom, Mayor Michael Hancock says city can work for all

Mayor Michael Hancock spoke optimistically of a Denver at a crossroads during his State of the City address Monday morning. One hundred years ago, he […]...

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July 16, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Mix

Littwin: Hancock needs to learn where inappropriate ends and sexual harassment begins

So, now it’s the mayor. The #MeToo movement has made the short — if somewhat bumpy— journey from the state Capitol to City Hall, where Mayor […]...

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February 28, 2018 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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

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7/20 Women-only dance party!

Attention womenfolk: Come let off some steam and dance with The Colorado Independent! Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and […]

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Here are potential questions that could be on your November ballot in Colorado

We already know the six big questions that will be on your ballot to answer in the fall, from lowering the required age for state lawmakers to […]

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