Twenty-three months and counting…former Colorado Sen. Mike Johnston has thrown his hat in the ring for the 2018 race to replace term-limited Governor John Hickenlooper.
An estimated 200,000 women from all 50 states and more than 12 countries will march on Washington, D.C., on Jan. 21, 2017.
The city of Denver will not enforce the Green Book vision for rental housing at Stapleton. “While the Stapleton Development Plan (Green Book) is mentioned in the Development Agreement as ‘principles’ to be adhered to, the Development Agreement does not adopt those principles as enforceable terms,” says Denver’s housing director Rick Padilla.
Denver is expecting to place a half billion dollar general obligation bond before the voters in November 17 to pay for an extensive list of capital projects.
Local voters next month get to re-write the state constitution, raise the minimum wage, create an alternative to ObamaCare, repeal slavery as a punishment for crime, raise $572 million for Denver Public Schools, allow another social marijuana experiment, and continue to financially support regional scientific, educational and cultural organizations.
The November Front Porch has a special pullout section on the election—including a chart that explains the entire complicated list of ballot issues you’ll be voting on.
Colorado League of Women Voters GUIDE TO STATE BALLOT ISSUES
Editor’s Note: The Front Porch received the op-ed below in opposition to the new affordable fund and solicited the piece in favor so readers can consider opposing views side by side.
I’m With Her! Feel the Bern! In NE Denver, Democrats are comfortable supporting their chosen candidates and sharing their views.
House District 8 – all of Park Hill from Locust to Colorado Blvd., Hale, East Colfax, and two precincts in Stapleton just north of Montview and east of Central Park Blvd.