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Tag Archives: Paul Lopez

No ethical issue with free business-class flights for Denver officials, City Council committee says

Denver City Council members say that freebies from the city don’t sway their decision-making. Still, recent criticism about some of them accepting $10,000 plane tickets […]...

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June 19, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Mix

Denver rally to ‘protect our Muslim neighbors’ draws thousands

Thousands gathered in Denver’s Civic Center Saturday afternoon to express support for the city’s Muslim community in response to President Donald Trump’s recent ban on refugees […]...

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February 4, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Griego: Gone to Market

This past spring, I received a marketing postcard from my former real estate agent in Denver. The card was one of those oversized, glossy types […]...

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September 16, 2016 Housing, Housing crisis, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Denver Council proclaims yesterday was Indigenous Peoples’ Day, but what about next year?

Denver City Council unanimously proclaimed yesterday Indigenous People’s Day — a victory in the eyes of many Native American activists who have fought to end […]...

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October 13, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

$15-an-hour minimum wage: If New York can do it, why not Denver?

The same day Vice President Joe Biden stood by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in announcing plans for the first statewide $15-an-hour minimum wage, Denver […]...

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September 11, 2015 Civil Rights, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Power to the people! The Hancock administration’s odd understanding of “community”

It can be telling how some folks define the word “community.” The bubble in which Denver Mayor Michael Hancock’s administration operates became all too apparent […]...

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July 1, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized
Denver kicks off census outreach, laying ground for big count

Denver kicks off census outreach, laying ground for big count

DENVER-- To the strains of the West High symphony and choir and to the shouts of the Thomas Jefferson High cheerleading squad, advocates for the 2010 Census rallied metro-area residents at a kickoff celebration for the nation's coming coast-to-coast constitutionally...

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December 1, 2009 Center Well, Politics
Census Bureau celebrates launch of community outreach campaign

Census Bureau celebrates launch of community outreach campaign

Beginning today, the U.S. Census Bureau will launch community operations in the Denver with what they are calling a “Spirit of Community Celebration,” featuring City […]...

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December 1, 2009 Blog, Politics
Emerging Latino community stirs need for bilingual poll workers

Emerging Latino community stirs need for bilingual poll workers

With a lengthy state ballot and expected lines at the polls, Denver officials say they are working to make sure that on Election Day every voting precinct in the city has at least one bilingual poll worker to...

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October 27, 2008 Center Well, Politics
Live Q&A with Denver City Councilman Paul Lopez

Live Q&A with Denver City Councilman Paul Lopez

Denver District 3 councilman Paul L...

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April 17, 2008 Politics

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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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