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Homeless still must move along after Colorado ‘Right to Rest’ bill is killed again

A Democratic-led House committee killed the latest version of Colorado’s “Right to Rest” bill to outlaw urban camping bans that keep homeless people from sleeping in parks and other public spaces. House Bill 1314 died on a 8-5 vote in the House Local Government Committee, marking the third year in a row the effort by Democratic […]

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Denver officials want better approach to homelessness with new shelter

In this Monday, March 7, 2016, photograph, Salvatore Garofalo sits in a lawn chair in a makeshift homeless camp across from the Denver Rescue Mission in downtown Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Galvanized by shortcoming in their approach to homelessness, Denver officials agreed to purchase a new, permanent building to provide emergency housing for the city’s homeless and called for a more focused, comprehensive approach to the city’s needy. The City Council OK’ed the purchase of a $4.45 million, 48,000-square foot warehouse at 4330 East 48th Avenue […]

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