Broad turnout in primary elections is critical to ensure that candidates on the ballot represent the views of the majority.
Democratic House Speaker Crisanta Duran and Republican Senate President Kevin Grantham crafted a compromise on the transportation bill that passed on the second to the last day of the session.
File photo from the 2017 legislative session.
Former Denver Post city editor Todd Engdahl brings Front Porch readers the highlights of the 2018 session.
The “vulture capital owners” gave the Denver Post a crushing blow on March 14 when they announced that 30 people were being cut. In 2003 the Post had over 300 people. Now the staff is in the 60s.
On March 14, students across the country walked out of their schools to protest the deadly school shootings that have taken the lives of so many U.S. schoolchildren.
Scientists and supporters around the country and in Colorado are gearing up for a second March for Science on April 14, following the event last year that drew 20,000 participants to Civic Center Park.
The second session of the 71st Colorado General Assembly convened Jan. 10. As always, the key numbers are: 65 representatives, 35 senators and one governor in a maximum 120-day long gathering to determine the state’s future.
What’s Next?” is the question we’ve heard since the Dec. 11 community-wide listening sessions about keeping or changing the Stapleton name. Five organizations that contribute to the community in different ways sponsored the two sessions, one afternoon and one evening, to get a sense of community views on the subject. All five organizations have Stapleton associated with their names.
The Front Porch sat down with newly elected District 4 school board member, Jennifer Bacon, to discuss her recent election win and her priorities. Bacon was supported by the teachers’ union, which opposes many recent board reforms implemented around school choice, accountability and school closure. The following interview has been edited and condensed.
Denver voters approved all the measures presented to them in the Nov. 7 general election. They ranged from a citywide $937 million bond package to relatively small special district taxes.