Fort Lyon Correctional Facility
Some Denver businesses admit they’re having buyer’s remorse. They say they bought Denver City Council’s line last year when the city wanted support to keep people from sleeping on the 16th Street Mall.
A plan to turn a former prison in southeast Colorado into a treatment center for the homeless appears to have cleared a final hurdle.
A plan to turn a former prison in southeast Colorado into a treatment center for the homeless has been defeated by state lawmakers.
Colorado lawmakers are considering a $4 million bill to help the homeless. It calls for turning the Fort Lyon Correctional Facility into a residential treatment center.
A dispute over what to do with a former prison in rural southeast Colorado is dividing the state Legislature.
A former prison in southeast Colorado is getting a visit from state lawmakers who are considering whether to repurpose the prison as a treatment center for the homeless.
An aging former prison in southeast Colorado is unusable for many purposes and should be turned into housing for the chronically homeless, state budget-writers were told Thursday.
Colorado will close a second state prison in two years because of a declining inmate population, the state Department of Corrections announced Monday.
Homeowners facing foreclosure and veterans in need of temporary housing will be among the recipients of Colorado’s portion of a $25 billion settlement with mortgage lenders.
Colorado’s inmate population is about the same as it was in 2004. But the proposed budget for the state Department of Corrections is about $150 million higher than it was eight years ago.