Other stuff from around the web today:
- Colorado Springs just gave itself a pretty big title: Tiny House Capital of America. The city is reportedly home to the country’s largest manufacturer of itty-bitty houses, and it’ll host the Tiny Host Jamboree again this summer. (The Gazette)
- Colorado’s average farmer is about 60 years old. Would-be growers at one educational program fail at rates of up to 75 percent. Starting next year, a new tax break aims to change that. (Boulder Daily Camera)
- Greg Maffei took a 76 percent pay-cut and still managed to make $29.3 million last year. That’s enough to keep the Liberty executive atop Colorado’s highest-paid executives, according to financial data provided to the Denver Post. (DP)
"We've got a billboard that says we love our refugees, and we do, but we can't put that same billboard up for our mobility challenged community and really mean that we're taking robust action and welcoming them."
Denver voters in the spring will consider whether to overturn the city’s urban camping ban.
RE/MAX, in its most recent monthly housing report, found home sale closings in September were down more than 19 percent from September 2017/
The point-in-time survey, taken earlier this year in an annual attempt to understand the problem, found 427 veterans on Denver streets.
In the 2016 election, 7 percent of Colorado voters used voter centers.
The city says it's working on that.
This is the one that would require new oil and gas operations to be at least 2,500 feet from occupied structures, water sources, and areas designated as vulnerable.
This is the one about short-term loans that don't require background checks.
This is the one about creating counterweights to candidates who can afford to dump lots of money into their own campaigns.
This is the one about how property owners are compensated if government activity results in reduced property value.
This is the one about increasing school funding by raising corporate income taxes and income taxes for people who make more than $150,000 a year.
"I want kids out here to know there’s black women doing stuff in STEAM and they don't all have straight hair and they're cool."
Initiated Ordinance 302 in the 2018 Denver election: What to know about “Healthy Food for Denver Kids”
This is the one about food and food education for kids.
This is the one about mental and behavioral health care services.
Initiated Ordinance 300 in the 2018 Denver election: What to know about the Denver College Affordability Fund
This is the one about scholarships.
Referred Measure 2E in the 2018 Denver election: What to know about funding campaigns with public money and banning corporate donations
Money and politics could dance a little further apart in 2020.
It's a bakery and bread school opening in the Temple building on Curtis.
Referred Measure 2B in the 2018 Denver election: What to know about changing the rules about changing the rules
This is the one about how citizens get stuff onto the ballot.