Denver City Council

Protesters in Denver on Feb. 14, 2015 (credit: CBS)

State Lawmakers Search For Answers To Police Tensions

A panel of state lawmakers is convening a community meeting to talk about police relations.

02/17/2015

Protesters rally outside the Denver Jail on Jan. 28, 2015.  (credit: CBS)

Police Seeing Public Policy Catch Up With 2014 Actions

The negative headlines made by rogue cops in 2014 are now fueling new public policy proposals in Denver and the Colorado Legislature in 2015.

02/12/2015

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Why Aren’t Denver’s Municipal Elections Making More News?

We’re only three months away from Denver’s Municipal Elections and even though six seats are up for grabs on a very influential council, the races have yet to make many headlines.

01/25/2015

Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan (credit: CBS)

The Surprising Role Aurora’s Mayor Will Play in Denver’s Elections

Thanks to an ambitious aerotropolis project, Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan may play a major role in Denver’s upcoming municipal elections.

01/08/2015

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Red Light Cameras: Populism Versus Profit

The Denver City Council extended its Red Light Camera program, but will they face more pressure from the public if they don’t make the systems more fair and less profitable?

12/16/2014

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Denver City Council Votes To Extend Red-Light Camera Program

Drivers can’t stand them, but because police say they improve safety at intersections and because they add significant revenue to city coffers, Denver residents may see more photo radar cameras throughout the city.

12/15/2014

Brian Wilson during testimony before the City Council on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Dad’s Testimony Prompts City Council To Delay Vote On Hash Oil Ban

Members of the Denver City Council stopped a proposed ordinance to ban hash oil making at home in its tracks on Tuesday night after hearing the pleas from a father who is desperate to help his daughter.

09/17/2014

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Denver Postpones Amateur Hash Oil Measure

Some kinds of homemade hash oil could be banned in Denver. A panel of city council members starts work Tuesday on an ordinance to make it a municipal violation to make hash oil at home using a solvent, such as butane.

09/16/2014

Michael Hancock talks at the 2014 State of the City address. (credit: CBS)

Hancock’s 2015 Budget Includes $47 Million Transformation To North Denver

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock wants to spend $47 million on improvements to north Denver neighborhoods, including the first major overhaul to the Brighton Boulevard area in decades.

09/15/2014

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Denver City Council Looks At Possible Pot Growing Loophole

The Denver City Council Monday evening was scheduled to take a look at just how many marijuana plants can be grown in the city, and if there’s a loophole that allows some people to have more plants than others.

09/15/2014

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