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Jan 30, 2019

Independent Monitor’s Power Restored to Investigate Denver Police Chief, Sheriff

Denver's police chief and sheriff will once again face oversight from the Office of the Independent Monitor (OIM).

Jan 16, 2019

The Watchdog that Oversees Denver’s Police and Sheriff Departments Might Get Sharper Teeth

The Denver City Council is debating whether to give more authority to the Office of the Independent Monitor, whose powers have barely changed since it was established in 2004 as a check on Denver’s law enforcement personnel.

Jan 10, 2019

Denver City Council to Consider Closing Loophole Excusing Police Chief, Sheriff from Investigation by City’s Independent Watchdog

Denver’s elected leaders will consider a policy next week that would expressly give the city’s police watchdog the ability to investigate the police chief and sheriff.

Jan 10, 2019

City Council Trio Moves to Strengthen Cop and Sheriff Investigator

Three Denver City Council members will introduce a proposal at a committee meeting next week to strengthen the Office of the Independent Monitor.

Jan 08, 2019

Some Workers Need Jobs as Much as Builders Need Workers. Cities Connect Them.

In Denver, work is about to begin on the $765 million redevelopment of the National Western Center, home to the 113-year-old National Western Stock Show.

Jan 07, 2019

Denver City Council Approves Change That Could Mean Property Tax Relief for Low-income Families With Children

Denver families whose incomes aren’t keeping up with rising costs — including their tax bills — are eligible for some relief under a change adopted by the Denver City Council on Monday.

Jan 07, 2019

The Scooters Are Still All Over the Place, and Now They’re Actually Allowed in Most of Those Places

Some roads, all bike lanes and all sidewalks (at a reduced speed) are open for rolling.

Jan 07, 2019

Scooters, Get off the Sidewalk: Denver Approves First Big Dockless Change

The Denver City Council on Monday unanimously approved revisions to the city’s regulations for dockless scooters.

Jan 07, 2019

Denver City Council Outlaws Quackery Aimed at “Training” LGBTQ Kids to be Straight

The Denver City Council on Monday unanimously approved a ban on “conversion therapy,” or the ill-fated attempt by adults to teach children — through mentally and physically abusive means — that their innate sexuality is a disorder that can be cured.

Jan 05, 2019

Denver Ready to Offer New $400-Plus Rebates to Low-Income Homeowners

The city of Denver is ready to expand a program that provides tax relief to some residents.

 

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