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Denver will host a two-day fentanyl summit with law enforcement representatives from across the state next month, and a second summit — focused on the health side of the crisis — is being organized.

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A new group of 12 protesters filed a federal lawsuit against Denver Tuesday alleging they were assaulted by Denver Police during May 2020 protests following George Floyd's death at the hands of Minneapolis Police.

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Denver City Council will have a public hearing on its new Expanding Housing Affordability Guidelines on Monday, June 6, giving Denverites the opportunity to share their thoughts on the city’s code changes before council votes on them one last time. Here’s a breakdown and need-to-know information on the guidelines ahead of the hearing.

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More than 900 business leaders and government officials applauded loudly Thursday when Gov. Jared Polis said the legislature had provided $600 million to offset unemployment insurance loans the state had to take to cover the massive spike in jobless numbers during the pandemic.

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Denver City Council approved on first reading Monday night a bill restricting concealed carry in buildings owned, leased by or leased to the city, as well as Denver parks. The bill will need to pass a second vote before being enacted.

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A bill that at first prevented, then allowed, then again prevented metro district developers from owning their own public financing died in a Senate committee, not long after the clock passed midnight Friday and bleary-eyed lawmakers trying to make sense of it all decided to put it to sleep.

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Nearly three years ago, after losing a city council race in Denver's District 1 in the northwest part of town, veteran Democratic political consultant David Sabados decided to shift gears. Joining with experienced journalist Sabrina Allie, he founded Denver North Star, a free monthly newspap…

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Several Denver City Council members took a moment to remember and recognize longtime Colorado politician Dennis Gallagher, who died last Friday, at Monday's council meeting.

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Denver City Council unanimously approved two contracts with the city’s Department of Economic Development and Opportunity that would help small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and the 16th Street Mall reconstruction project.

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Sandy Quiller, who is obligated to pay hundreds of dollars in homeowners association dues for a home in Superior that no longer exists following the Marshall Fire, has found no relief since the Gazette put a spotlight on her story earlier this month."Next month, when I go to my new place, I'…

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Denver on Tuesday released a new Sustainable Resource Management Plan detailing its goal to divert 50% of all solid waste from landfills to recycling or composting by 2027 and to increase its diversion rate to 70% by 2032.

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Denver City Council approved Monday a resolution extending the city’s contract with Integral Recoveries, an organization that manages delinquent court fines and fees over $300.

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Denver Public Schools secured funding of more than $500,000 that will go towards strengthening and expanding the district's mental health services in its 200-plus schools. 

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Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock officially kicked off the $149 million renovation of the 16th Street Mall on Thursday, calling it “a key part of downtown’s comeback.”

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The Colorado affiliate of the progressive Working Families Party on Wednesday rescinded its endorsement of congressional candidate Neal Walia, one day after the Denver Democrat qualified by petition to challenge U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette in the 1st Congressional District primary election.

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Denver City Council’s Safety, Housing, Education and Homelessness Committee on Wednesday postponed its vote on a bill restricting concealed carry in buildings owned, leased by or leased to the city, as well as Denver parks, to April 27 to give city staff more time to answer council members' questions.

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U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, the longest-serving member of Colorado's congressional delegation, faces a primary challenge from fellow Denver Democrat Neal Walia after the first-time candidate qualified for the June ballot by submitting enough valid petition signatures, state election officials a…

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Several parents testified about losing their children to fentanyl and joined an array of experts, families, law enforcement and health took turns offering strategies but often battling Tuesday over the Colorado legislature's response to surging fentanyl overdoses, revealing deep policy disagreements among many on the front lines of the spiraling crisis.

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A new agreement between Denver and the Tall Bull Memorial Council would give the Indigenous group the exclusive right to use the Tall Bull Memorial Grounds at Daniels Park as sacred land in perpetuity unless future councils change the agreement.

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Denver will appeal the $14 million jury verdict awarded to a group of protesters over how police handled the city's racial justice protests in 2020, Mayor Michael Hancock said Thursday. 

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During a multiagency public safety update Wednesday morning, Denver Executive Director of Public Safety Armando Saldate gave the City Council’s safety committee an overview of its goal to launch an Assessment Intake Diversion Center this summer.

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Denver City Council on Monday voted down a resolution from the city’s courts to send debts under $300 to a collections agency the city has historically worked with.

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Just over a year after the passage of the federal American Rescue Plan Act, Denver is anticipating its second half of stimulus funding to come in July, city officials said Monday.

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The Colorado Public Utilities Commission approved a settlement agreement earlier this month that allows Xcel Energy to impose an additional $182,235,418 on its customers, amounting to a 6.44% increase, or an average of $5.24 per month for residential customers and a 6.24%, or $6.64 increase for the average commercial customer starting April 1.