User: flenvcenter Topic: Shelter and Housing-Regional
Category: Policy
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Guest commentary: “Group living” change to Denver zoning won’t help affordable housing problem 14.9.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
A proposed “Group Living Code Amendment” to the Denver Zoning Code has been adopted by the Denver Planning Board, and will soon be considered by the Denver City Council. The Council should reject this poorly conceived and ill-advised amendment.
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Black Lives Matter or Hate has no home here, Denver neighborhood tiff over yard sign is just the beginning 6.9.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
State law leaves sign regulation largely up to homeowner associations, except from 45 days prior to an election to seven days after the vote.
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The Spot: Lingering state confusion about federal eviction moratorium, and rehashing secession effort 5.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
I was sitting at my desk Tuesday afternoon, streaming the governor's press conference on COVID-19, when I saw a Bloomberg article: White House Says CDC Will Halt Evictions Using Quarantine Rules.
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Silverii: Turns out Colorado’s party of “law and order” is full of law breakers and flaunters 3.9.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
From the President of the United States and his chief advisors, to the chairman of the Colorado Republican Party, Republican Colorado Congressional candidates, the Colorado House Minority Leader and too many right-wingers up and down the ballot and in and out of elected office to list here, one thing is becoming clear: the party of “Law & Order” is a pack of enormous lawbreaking hypocrites.
Extreme heat is here, and it’s deadly 1.9.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Gearing up for the fight against a new climate enemy.
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The Spot: A presidential candidate is coming to Colorado, and Hickenlooper counts on voters not wanting a revolution 28.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Since entering the race for U.S. Senate a year ago, John Hickenlooper has believed health care is the top issue on the minds of voters.
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AP FACT CHECK: Pence presses a distorted case on economy at RNC 27.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Vice President Mike Pence and fellow Republicans pressed a distorted case Wednesday that President Donald Trump took over a moribund economy from Barack Obama and supercharged it. That’s not what happened.
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Jerome Powell edges toward loosening the Fed’s stance on inflation 26.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
For decades, the Federal Reserve made clear its readiness to raise interest rates at the earliest signs of creeping inflation.
COVID-19 is “a crisis within a crisis” for people experiencing homelessness 25.8.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Homeless people are one of the most vulnerable populations in the COVID-19 pandemic, yet they’re largely invisible victims of the crisis. Very little is known about how they are faring in part because the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development -- the main federal agency overseeing homeless programs — has not required its national network of providers to gather information on infections or deaths.
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AP fact check: Trump, GOP distort on health care, voting fraud 25.8.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
President Donald Trump made a dizzying array of misleading claims about voting fraud and health care Monday as fellow Republicans opened their convention with speeches distorting the agenda of his Democratic rival, Joe Biden.
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How racism adversely affects wildlife, too 24.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
New research exposes how systemic racism physically alters ecosystems for the worse.
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The bully pulpit: Trump pushes Washington, but virus resists 22.8.2020 Denver Post: National News Headlines
His face framed by the golden Oval Office curtains behind him, President Donald Trump stared straight into the camera aimed at the Resolute Desk.
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Ask Amy: Toxic gossip defines in-law relationship 16.8.2020 Denver Post: Lifestyles
Dear Amy: My in-laws routinely trash spouses who have married into the family. They spread gossip (some of it truly vicious, and often completely untrue), always make insulting assumptions, and judge every move anyone makes in life.
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Kniech: We can no longer pretend that old-racist policies don’t impact our community today 14.8.2020 Denver Post: Opinion
Vince Carroll has twice decried discussion of race in Denver’s update to decades-old Group Living zoning. But he ignores racial inequality data and a national awakening that “not being racist” won’t end harm to our neighbors unless we also tackle the racism built into rules that perpetuate harm long after racist intent has faded.  So let’s look at the data and how structural racism works in zoning.
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Thousands forced from their homes despite California’s eviction moratorium 13.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Without clear state orders, a loophole in the law allows sheriff departments decide whether to evict.
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Bedrooms, bad advice and the ballot: What the heck is going on in Boulder? 10.8.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
A citizen campaign is suing, and the makeup of Boulder's 2020 ballot is in the hands of a judge.
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“When does a Black face get the same equality?” Aurora, Denver police use force against Black people at higher rates than other races 9.8.2020 Denver Post: Local
Nearly half of the people Aurora police officers struck, tackled, pepper sprayed, or Tased in 2019 were Black, though Black people make up 16% of the city’s population, department data shows. In Denver last year, Black people made up 27% of the 1,191 people Denver police used force against, in a city where 10% of the population is Black.
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The Spot: A weird August for critical Senate race, and Polis’ confusing messaging on a eviction moratorium 7.8.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
On Tuesday morning, Sen. Cory Gardner stood in the East Room of the White House while President Donald Trump signed a public lands bill of his into law.
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Unraveling the mystery of a stolen ceremonial shield 1.8.2020 High Country News Most Recent
How a sacred object from the Pueblo of Acoma turned up at a Paris auction house, and how the tribe fought for its return.
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William Barr condemns “rioters” in much-anticipated House testimony 29.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Attorney General William Barr defended the aggressive federal law enforcement response to civil unrest in America, saying on Tuesday “violent rioters and anarchists have hijacked legitimate protests” sparked by George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police.
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