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Tag Archives: Robin Kniech

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

Griego: The Denver boot

‘Who plans this?’ The tenant is living in a three-bedroom ranch-style house off a cul-de-sac in northeast Denver. Or at least that’s where she was […]...

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June 12, 2017 Griego, Housing, Housing crisis, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized

Denver City Council votes tonight on permanent funding stream for affordable housing

Denver City Council will vote tonight for the final time on a proposed dedicated fund for affordable housing. The fund, which is part of a […]...

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

Hancock’s affordable housing plan passes handily on first vote. Herndon’s alternative scrapes through

Denver City Council on Monday unanimously gave preliminary approval to a plan put forth by Mayor Michael Hancock and council members Albus Brooks and Robin […]...

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September 13, 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

Hancock’s affordable housing plan met with doubts

Mayor Michael Hancock’s plan to support Denverites who are struggling with skyrocketing housing costs is receiving a decidedly mixed response from city council members. The […]...

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August 2, 2016 Housing, Housing crisis, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

The unusual candidacy of Kayvan Khalatbari

It’s a typical setup for a city council forum – the plastic card tables, stackable chairs, lukewarm coffee and trays of supermarket cookies and fruit […]...

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April 24, 2015 In-Depth, 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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