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Apr 25, 2017

Mayor Hancock Statement on U.S. District Court Ruling Blocking Executive Order 13768

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today issued the following statement in response to U.S. District Judge William Orrick issuing a preliminary injunction against Executive Order 13768, which would withhold federal funding from so called “sanctuary jurisdictions”

Apr 24, 2017

Mayor Hancock Statement on Civic Center Park Following 4/20 Event, Launches Top-to-Bottom Review of Event

Mayor Michael B. Hancock issued the following statement regarding the condition of Civic Center Park following the 4/20 event and announced a top-to-bottom review of policies, procedures, and requirements for this event and others

Apr 20, 2017

Study Finds Gender Pay Equity for City Employees

Denver announced today an independent analysis that found the City and County of Denver provides its employees with equal pay for equal work.

Apr 12, 2017

City and Hernandez Family Reach Settlement Focused on Positive Change

The City and County of Denver and Hernandez family representatives today announced that a settlement has been reached to resolve the civil case involving the death of Jessica Hernandez, which occurred on January 26, 2015, during an incident with members of the Denver Police Department.

Apr 06, 2017

Denver Officials Request ICE Respect Sensitive Locations

Today, Denver officials from the city, state, county courts and public school system sent a letter to the local Acting Field Office Director for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) requesting ICE agents respect “sensitive locations” when carrying out their duties, especially at or near Denver schools or in Denver courthouses.

Mar 28, 2017

Mayor Hancock Statement on President's Executive Order to Slow Clean Energy and Climate Progress

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today released the following statement in response to the President’s new Executive Order rolling back clean energy and climate policies

Mar 24, 2017

Denver City Government Closed Monday, March 27

Most City and County of Denver offices will be closed Monday, March 27, 2017, in observance of the Cesar Chavez Day holiday.

Mar 21, 2017

Denver Elevates and Celebrates the Voices and Faces of Immigration and Refugees in our Community

The contributions of immigrants to the fabric of the American experience are many. In that spirit, Mayor Hancock today joined with community leaders to bring a renewed face and voice to the issue of immigration, reminding ourselves of what makes this country – and this city – great, and the role that every person has in making the United States the country that it is today.

Mar 13, 2017

Paul Washington to Step Down from Denver Office of Economic Development

Mayor Michael B. Hancock today announced that Paul Washington, Executive Director of the Denver Office of Economic Development (OED), will be stepping down to become Market Director of the Rocky Mountain Region for JLL, a Fortune 500 real estate professional services and investment management firm.

Mar 08, 2017

Mayor Hancock Launches National Search for Next Public Works Executive Director

The City and County of Denver today launched a national search for the next leader of the Department of Public Works (DPW).