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Mike McKibbinMike McKibbinMay 5, 20178min388

As Cinco de Mayo approaches, fear of deportation is prevalent among Denver’s Latino community, as it is across the country, due to the federal government’s tough stance on immigration and President Donald Trump’s actions, such as proposing a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. That was part of the preliminary findings from the Denver Latino Commission in its 2016 report to Denver City Council members. The commission was also asked to help the Council decide how to help residents respond to likely sharp property tax hikes in low-income, mostly Latino, communities.


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Sen. Owen HillSen. Owen HillMarch 27, 20175min480

Mornings are rough. Stop-and go-traffic on I-25 can feel more like a nauseating carnival ride than a highway. It’s no easier in the city. A car just ahead with out-of-state plates slams on its brakes and that cup of morning coffee flies through the air, staining your shirt. The car ahead is now attempting to parallel park, and doing a pretty poor job of it. The minutes tick by until traffic opens up enough to swerve angrily around the parallel parking pariah, narrowly avoiding a pedestrian who decided to walk diagonally across a busy downtown intersection. Arrive at work late, stained, smelling like dark roast and at peak levels of frustration. Time to start the day.



Peter MarcusPeter MarcusFebruary 7, 20174min206
Senate Republicans on Monday advanced a measure that would add Colorado to the list of so-called “right to work” states, prohibiting mandatory union membership. Despite opposition from throngs of union members and leaders, as well as many in the business world, Republicans on the Senate Business, Labor and Technology Committee pushed the bill along on […]

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Peter MarcusPeter MarcusJanuary 24, 20177min316
A suit before the Colorado Court of Appeals today sought to reclaim revenue the state now uses to pay for its elections — leaving its future funding in question. The case, filed by the National Federation of Independent Business, claims that businesses carry an unfair burden of the cost of funding the state’s elections, including costs carried […]

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