Denver-area growth-control measure gets go-ahead from Colorado Supreme Court – Denver Business Journal

The Colorado Supreme Court has ruled against an effort to keep an initiative limiting Front Range housing growth off the November ballot.

The ruling sets the stage for a historic electoral battle over whether the rapid growth of areas from Colorado Springs to Greeley can be allowed to continue unabated.

Justices affirmed a ruling of the state’s Ballot Title Board that petitioner Daniel Hayes of Golden, a veteran backer of local slow-growth initiatives for a quarter-century, can begin collecting signatures on Initiative 66. Continue reading “Denver-area growth-control measure gets go-ahead from Colorado Supreme Court – Denver Business Journal”

Mom of 4 tried to help a stranger. She’d been dead a week before her body was found, Denver cops say

Family and friends are not surprised that Jeanna Leslie offered a helping hand to a stranger.

But they are shocked that the stranger, a man described as homeless, stabbed her to death with kitchen knives in a bloody attack in her own home, according to police.

She had just moved to Denver from Texas a few months ago. Continue reading “Mom of 4 tried to help a stranger. She’d been dead a week before her body was found, Denver cops say”

A New Housing-Rights Movement Has the Real-Estate Industry Running Scared

Voters hold signs demonstrating their support for legislation that would allow California communities to expand rent-control policies during a legislative hearing in Sacramento, California, on January 11, 2018. (AP Photo / Kathleen Ronayne)
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Denver’s Chances of Landing Kirk Cousins Increases

The Denver Broncos’ chances of landing Kirk Cousins in free agency just increased by a boat load after reports indicate that Alex Smith will go to D.C.

Let the Kirk Cousins sweepstakes begin. Will the Denver Broncos be in the running for a big time free agent coming out of the Nation’s Capital? The next few weeks will get interesting.

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