The former head of the Denver public defender’s office has been named as the city’s new safety manager.
Denver’s Manager of Safety, Mary Malatesta, plans to resign, according to her co-workers, close associates and an announcement made Wednesday to mayoral cabinet members.
A rapidly expanding federal program that identifies illegal immigrants when they are arrested and fingerprinted became operational in Denver and in El Paso and Arapahoe counties on Tuesday.
Even though the story about Gov. John Hickenlooper and his “misunderstanding/temper tantrum” with current Mayor of Denver, Bill Vidal, is grabbing the headlines, I believe entire episode has more to do with the current state of the Mayoral race in Denver than it does with any potential communication problem, CBSDenver.com blogger Dominic Dezzutti writes.
Denver has its first foreign-born mayor now that deputy mayor Bill Vidal has taken over.
New Denver Mayor Bill Vidal has quite a personal story. He was born in Cuba, but his parents sent him to the United States and Vidal wound up in an orphanage in Pueblo.
Democrat John Hickenlooper took the oath of office Tuesday as Colorado’s 42nd governor and promised to immediately go to work on the state’s top issues: jobs and the economy.