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Dec 30, 2014

Mayor Hancock Statement on the Passing of Former Denver Mayor Thomas G. Currigan

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today issued the following statement on the passing of former Denver Mayor Thomas G. Currigan

Dec 18, 2014

Mayor Hancock Presents Bold Vision for National Western Center Campus

Mayor Michael B. Hancock, along with the National Western Center Partners, the Western Stock Show Association, Colorado State University, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science and History Colorado, today released a long-range master plan for creating a National Western Center Campus that celebrates Colorado’s western heritage and serves the New West.

Dec 18, 2014

Panasonic to Build Enterprise Solutions Base at the Peña Station Rail Stop in Denver, CO

Today, Jim Doyle, President of Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company, joined by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock, Denver International Airport CEO Kim Day, Denver City Council President Chris Herndon and Cal Fulenwider III, of L.C. Fulenwider, Inc., announced the company will create a hub for its fast growing business solutions operations and a technology center adjacent to Denver International Airport. Creating an estimated 300 jobs, the business expansion will include the company’s operations base and assembly facility.

Dec 15, 2014

Mayor Hancock Opens Office of Special Events

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today announced the opening of the Office of Special Events, a one-stop shop for all events and film organizers.

Dec 10, 2014

Mayor Hancock Announces Plans to Address Behavioral Health Issues in Denver

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today announced that he is establishing the Office of Behavioral Health Strategies and appointing Don Mares, President and CEO of Mental Health America of Colorado, as its executive director.  The office is believed to be the first of its kind in the nation for a major metropolitan city.

Dec 8, 2014

Mayor Hancock Statement on a Community Engagement Plan Regarding Race Relations

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today announced he will lead a conversation with community and youth representatives on Dec. 19 regarding the state of race relations in Denver. The city and partners will then host communitywide work sessions in January to collectively develop goals for the entire city to work toward.

Dec 3, 2014

United Launches New Nonstop Service Between Denver and Panama City

United Airlines launched its inaugural flight between Denver International Airport (DEN) and Tocumen International Airport in Panama City.

Nov 26, 2014

Denver City Government Closed Thursday, November 27

Most City and County of Denver offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Nov 21, 2014

Denver’s Peak Performance Named Finalist of the NewDEAL “New Ideas Challenge”

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and Delaware Governor Jack Markell, two of the honorary chairs of the NewDEAL, have announced the finalists of the group’s New Ideas Challenge. Mayor Hancock was chosen from a competitive field as a finalist in the “making government work better” category for his policy solution, Peak Performance.

Nov 10, 2014

Mayor Hancock Thanks Denver City Council for Approving 2015 Budget

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today thanked Denver City Council for unanimously approving the 2015 budget, a spending plan set to create opportunity in every neighborhood and allow the city to meet the demands of a booming population, vibrant economy and increased development.