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CSH & Denver Innovate to Help Vulnerable People

Deborah De Santis | Posted 09.01.2014 | Impact
Deborah De Santis

This past week, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock unveiled a new initiative in his city that could significantly alter the way communities provide affordab...

Denver's First Lady To Audition For 'America's Got Talent'

Posted 12.06.2013 | Politics

Denver's first lady, Mary Louise Lee, is planning to let America know that Denver has talent, too. This Saturday Lee will be auditioning among fell...

Hancock Celebrates Connection, Touts Power of Public Sector In 'City' Speech

The Colorado Independent | Tessa Cheek | Posted 07.17.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Tessa Cheek. DENVER—In an upbeat State of the State address Monday, Mayor Michael Hancock expressed a vision wher...

Denver Now Flying Direct To Tokyo

Posted 06.10.2013 | Denver

The first passengers to take a direct flight from Denver to Tokyo boarded around 12:35 p.m., completing a dream for local officials who have been purs...

America's Best City for Transgendered Anti-Marijuana Mascots

The Denver Diatribe | Posted 07.10.2013 | Denver
The Denver Diatribe

Is Denver the best city in America to start a "Best City" list? Or raise a transgendered child? Or have second thoughts about legalized marijuana? Or select a new school mascot? We bring back the newsy bits this week to answer all of these questions and more.

WATCH: Hancock Does The Ray Lewis Dance

Posted 03.31.2013 | Denver

It's been a rough month for Colorado politicians who bet on the Broncos. Denver's Democratic Mayor Michael Hancock finally completed the second ta...

Measure 2A: Denver's Permanent Property Tax Increase Just More War on the Poor

Mike Krause | Posted 11.20.2012 | Denver
Mike Krause

Government wages war on the poor when politicians promote laws and policies that empower bureaucracies and special interests, the cost of which falls hardest on low-income wage earners and those living on modest fixed incomes.

Mayor Hancock's Permanent Property Tax Increase the Wrong Way to Solve Denver's Spending Problem

Mike Krause | Posted 10.07.2012 | Denver
Mike Krause

Denver is recovering some housing value, and property tax revenue will rise along with the housing market. But the mayor's new money grab could jeopardize an already shaky local economy.

USOC Passes On 2022 Olympic Games Bid

AP | EDDIE PELLS | Posted 07.05.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- The U.S. Olympic Committee will not bid for the 2022 Winter Games, instead choosing to explore the possibility of hosting either the Summer ...

Committee Recommends Denver Bid For 2022 Olympics

Posted 06.28.2012 | Denver

The Denver Olympic Exploratory Committee gave unanimous support to a 2022 bid for hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Games, reminding Denver leaders t...

Homeless Camping Ban Passed By City Council

Posted 05.15.2012 | Denver

A controversial ordinance to ban "unauthorized" camping in the city of Denver--a measure that specifically targets homeless people sleeping on the str...

Police Chief: Very Last Thing That We Would Do Is Make An Arrest For Camping

Posted 05.11.2012 | Denver

Denver Police Chief Robert White says that if the city passes its proposed "unauthorized" camping ban next week, his department will use arrest as a l...

Preliminary Homeless 'Camping' Ban Approved By Denver City Council

Posted 05.01.2012 | Denver

A proposal to ban "unauthorized" camping in the city of Denver--a measure that specifically targets homeless people sleeping on the streets--has gotte...

Denver Camping Ban Gets Delayed

Posted 04.20.2012 | Denver

On Thursday, the Denver Commission On Homelessness called for a delay on any further action on the city's proposed "unauthorized camping ban" for at l...

Camping Ban Battle Heats Up: ACLU Writes Letter To City Council

Posted 04.17.2012 | Denver

A controversial proposal to "ban unauthorized camping" in the city of Denver has gotten the attention of the American Civil Liberties Union of Colorad...

Occupy Denver's Open Letter To Hancock Over Camping Ban

Posted 04.09.2012 | Denver

Denver's City Council is considering an ordinance to "ban unauthorized camping" throughout the city, The Denver Post recently reported, and critics of...

There's A New Chief In Town

Posted 12.13.2011 | Denver

On Monday, Robert White was officially sworn in as Denver's 69th police chief and vowed to make big changes in a department that has been plagued by p...

Denver's New Chief Of Police Announced

Posted 12.28.2011 | Denver

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock has selected Louisville, Ky. Police Chief Robert White to be Denver's Police Chief, the Louisville mayor's office has con...

UPDATE: Occupy Denver Gets The Boot

Posted 12.13.2011 | Denver

Less than 24 hours after members of Occupy Denver handed Gov. John Hickenlooper an open letter requesting to continue camping at the Lincoln Park site...

HANCOCK: 'A Bizarre Soap Opera'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 08.13.2011 | Denver

Mayor-elect Michael Hancock has continued to deflect accusations that he was a client of a former Denver prostitution business, Denver Players and Den...