They enter the City of Denver’s official reception center in North Denver carrying their few belongings in plastic grocery bags. Most have arrived from Venezuela, fleeing a 95 percent poverty rate, lured by the hope of a better life.
Since Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on Israeli citizens, the violence has escalated dramatically and painfully, memorialized in brutal photos. Each new atrocity and violation of our common humanity seems to eclipse the one before it with no end in sight.
United Airlines 777 Line Training Manager Capt. Vince Eckelkamp did not have his captain’s hat on when he arrived at Kahului Airport in Maui after a harrowing drive through Lahaina just hours before the historic town burned to the ground.
This month: 1) New Luxury Apartment Complex; 2) Three Arrows Gallery Opens in Central Park; 3) Kurt Dennis Sues Denver Public Schools; 4) New Businesses at The Shops at Northfield; 5) National Wildlife Property Repository; and 6) New Plans for Bluff Lake Nature Center.
In December, Denver faced the unexpected challenge of providing shelter and resources for an influx of migrants from Central and South America.
As the impacts of climate change are increasing, a recent Supreme Court ruling means the EPA can no longer require power plants to reduce carbon emissions. While mass shootings and gun violence are on the rise, the Bruen ruling makes it more difficult for states and municipalities to implement local gun control policies. And for the first time in U.S. history, the Supreme Court took away an existing right.
Since the U.S. Supreme Court Dobbs decision in July reversed Roe v. Wade after 50 years of legal abortions nationwide, Colorado remains among the 24 states with laws protecting reproductive rights.
“Colorado is on the front lines of our climate reality with wildfires, drought, extreme weather and all of the health and economic impacts that come with that. So, when the Supreme Court limits our tools in addressing those challenges, Coloradans are going to feel it.”
In early May, a mystery leaker sent shockwaves through the nation after releasing a draft of Justice Samuel Alito’s majority opinion to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that ruled a woman’s right to abortion is protected by the constitution and therefore legal in all 50 states.
Colorado Congressman Jason Crow (D) recently returned from Kyiv where he and a congressional delegation spent nearly four hours meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and his top advisors.