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)
One app to scoot them all.
Thousands of Denverites who are eligible aren’t signed up to get federal food aid.
Hancock administration launches independent “Public Integrity Division” to reform Denver Sheriff Department
The mayor is enlisting the help of a marijuana skeptic and a 12-year FBI veteran.
A new report showed a gap between black Denverites and others. That reflects national trends, but local experts say Denverites have work to do.
Denver is looking for a few empathetic people to join its team of peer navigators to support library visitors who have experienced homelessness or other struggles
“What we do is we navigate people to resources.”
She doesn't even go here!
First-of-its-kind data reveals an inmate population averaging more than 2,100 people a day.
New Urban Land Conservancy purchase will be home to nonprofit and city offices and below-market housing
This is the real estate nonprofit's first purchase in Commerce City.
Hard knocks. Soft opening.
The challenges that Cordova will face if she’s hired next week as superintendent of the Denver school district were laid bare at a public forum Tuesday night.
WorkNow's goal is to hire more local residents for construction jobs.
Some Denver City Council members say repurposing parking space is key for new e-scooter rules to roll smoothly
The city's not set up for everyone to scoot, walk, bike and drive safely.
Advocates fear the proposed "public charge" changes could discourage immigrants from using necessary services.
Hancock administration cuts contractor from Convention Center expansion, citing “tainted” bidding process
The mayor wants the district attorney to investigate.
“Right to Rest” movie is a tribute to people experiencing homelessness, and a call to political action
A new documentary kicks off campaign season for the Right to Survive Initiative, which Denver voters will consider in May.
The Colorado Center on Law and Policy releases its report on how much income Colorado families need to make ends meet without public or private assistance
The 2018 Self-Sufficiency Standard report released Tuesday is part of a series aimed at informing economic decision-making at the political and policy-making level.