A group of Aurora city council members and advocates gathered Thursday to address Aurora Mayor Mike Coffman’s remarks on homelessness, following his seven-day stint on the streets of Aurora posing as a homeless veteran.
U.S. Rep.-elect Lauren Boebert (R-CO) revealed she would have voted against the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which was cleared by Congress this month after being vetoed by Trump.
Food banks across the city are working hard to provide food for record numbers of people suffering from the repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic. Pantries have adapted their operations to reduce in-person contact and increase sanitation procedures, while also meeting increased demand.
Saying the pandemic has highlighted the need for a unified staff voice, a group of UCHealth employees announced Tuesday that they’re forming a union in order to advocate for workers’ rights and ensure quality patient care.
The ACLU of Colorado filed a class-action lawsuit this Sunday against El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder for failing to provide adequate COVID-19 protections to inmates detained at El Paso County Jail. The lawsuit claims that the largest COVID-19 prison outbreak in the state is due to the sheriff’s failure to adhere to public health guidelines, which puts inmates at risk of serious harm or even death. The ACLU is asking for an expedited hearing and court order requiring the sheriff to comply.
In a resolution introduced in the U.S House of Representatives yesterday, U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse (D-CO) called for a national strategy to combat the nation’s biodiversity crisis.
Despite urgent pleas for Denver residents to stay home this Thanksgiving, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock flew to Houston this morning to spend the holiday with his wife and daughter, 9News reports.
In a letter sent yesterday to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Colorado Senator Michael Bennet joined a group of Democratic Senators urging Facebook to better combat anti-Muslim bigotry on its platform.