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Denver Budget

Denver Police Asked To Cut Equivalent Of 100 Full-Time Jobs

CBS4 Denver | Brian Maass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER (CBS4) -- Facing a bleak financial picture, Denver budget analysts have suggested the Denver Police Department, Fire Department and Sheriff's D...

John Hickenlooper's Budget Proposes Doubling Number Of Traffic Fines

9News | Dan Boniface | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

One of Mayor John Hickenlooper's proposals to help make up a $100 million deficit includes nearly doubling the traffic fines for going 5 to 9 mph over...

John Hickenlooper Tells City Staffers To Brace For More Cuts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper sent a letter to city staff on Tuesday warning of "deeper cuts in the 2011 budget" after the latest revenue projections...

Hickenlooper

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper says 322 city workers have opted to accept incentives to retire, which should save the city an estimated...

Hickenlooper Removes $910,000 From Budget Cuts After Pressure From City Council; Library To Stay Open

Posted 11.15.2011 | Denver

In a press release this morning, Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper, announced that the city would eliminate $910,00 from budget cuts that had been propos...

Hickenlooper, Sheriff's Deputies Agree To Postpone Pay Raises

The Denver Post | Christopher N. Osher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Denver sheriff's deputies have agreed to delay their negotiated pay increases of 4.5 percent scheduled for next year to help balance the city's budget...

Hickenlooper, Denver City Council Set To Battle Over Budget Cuts This Week

The Denver Post | Christopher N. Osher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Denver City Council has identified about $3.4 million in budget cuts it wants Mayor John Hickenlooper to consider reversing in his proposed 2010 b...

Stopping the Great American Job Scam In Denver

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
David Sirota

Republic is effectively trying to get in on the Great American Jobs scam by holding a gun to our elected officials' heads: Either hand over the cash, the airline is saying to the pols, or we'll slash jobs.

Denver Library Closing: Tempers Fly At Local Town Hall

Denver Daily News | Gene Davis | Posted 11.15.2011 | Denver

A standing-room-only crowd packed the Byers branch library over the weekend to vocalize their opposition to a proposed budget-cutting plan that would ...

Denver Cops Reach Deal With City To Cut Pay, Prevent Layoffs

9News | Anastasiya Bolton and Jeffrey Wolf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER - The union representing the Denver Police Department reached an agreement with the city on Monday, which, if ratified by the union, will mean ...

Denver Budget Cut Backlash: Opposition Organizes To Oppose Library Closing

The Denver Daily News | Gene Davis | Posted 11.15.2011 | Denver

Mayor John Hickenlooper's proposed 2010 budget might call for the closure of the Byers branch library, but the library's customers and one fired up co...

Hickenlooper Cuts $160 Million From Libraries, Cops, Other City Services

The Denver Post | Christopher N. Osher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

To close a $160 million budget gap, Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper plans to slash library hours, privatize four recreation centers, use $40 million in...

Denver Police Reject Delays In Pay Increases

CBS4Denver | CBS 4 Denver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Denver police have rejected delays in scheduled pay increases, raising the possibility of layoffs in face of the city's budget problems. Lt. Vi...

Denver cops on the chopping block?

Fox 31 | Fox 31 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Denver Police Chief Gerry Whitman says he is scheduled to meet with Mayor John Hickenlooper on Wednesday to talk about ways to save the city money and...