Denver saw significant increase in unsheltered homelessness in 2021

The Denver metro area saw a significant increase in the number of unsheltered homeless people last year, according to a recent report. The Metro Denver Homeless Initiative’s (MDHI) report found that more than 12,000 individuals experienced... Read more »

Former prison guard alleges Colorado’s training for officers is racially discriminatory

A former officer at Colorado’s Limon Correctional Facility is suing state agencies over their mandated diversity, equity, and inclusion training program. Mountain States Legal Foundation (MSLF), a nonprofit public interest law firm,... Read more »

Governor’s unemployment insurance fund proposal could save Colorado employers over $560M

A plan by Gov. Jared Polis to infuse Colorado’s unemployment insurance fund with more than $600 million could generate nearly equal savings for businesses in the state, according to a new report.  The report by... Read more »

State higher education task force submits final recommendations to lawmakers

A state task force on higher education and workforce development in Colorado submitted its final report to state lawmakers on Monday that recommends ways the state can improve pathways to postsecondary education... Read more »

Polis says ‘saving Coloradans money’ is top priority in state of the state address

Gov. Jared Polis touted his administration’s work to save Coloradans money during his fourth state of the state address on Thursday.  The governor address, which was delivered in the well of the... Read more »

Colorado Democrats outline plans for 2022 legislative session

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and Democratic lawmakers gathered outside the state Capitol on Monday to outline their priorities for the upcoming legislative session.  The Democratic leadership said some of the priorities this... Read more »

Number of luxury homes sold in Denver doubled over last two years

Denver is quickly becoming a luxury housing market as the number of homes sold at $1 million or more has doubled over the last two years, according to data from the Denver... Read more »

Polis submits supplemental budget request with $495M in additional spending

Gov. Jared Polis’s office submitted a supplemental budget request to state lawmakers on Tuesday that includes more than $495 million in additional spending and tweaks over two fiscal years. The request includes... Read more »

Denver City Council goes virtual ‘until further notice’

The Denver City Council will conduct its business remotely “until further notice” as COVID-19 cases skyrocket in the city, officials said on Tuesday.  All meetings will be held remotely via Zoom. Members... Read more »

Colorado official warns of high avalanche danger over the holiday weekend

Colorado’s top avalanche official is warning of high avalanche danger in the state’s backcountry heading into the holiday weekend. “New snow and the holiday weekend will provide a much-needed outlet for all... Read more »