López has represented District 3, on the city's west side, since 2007.
Denver City Council members were divided on whether this is a good use of public money. The legal defense fund will help immigrants facing deportation.
Some council members still have concerns, but there don't appear to be the votes for a sunset clause. A final vote is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 30.
Councilman Kevin Flynn voted against the first version of a bill to limit Denver's cooperation with immigration authorities when it was at committee, but on Monday night, he said changes to the bill allow him to vote yes.
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Mayor Michael Hancock, Denver City Council members and immigrant advocates have united behind an ordinance that would give force of law to city policies.
“Equity” is the key word as Denver City Council moves a $937 million bond program closer to the ballot
Denver city leaders are promising a 2017 bond program that will address long-standing inequalities between neighborhoods, but some ask: What about housing?
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In a 5-1 vote, a Denver City Council committee advanced a proposal that would strictly limit how much local law enforcement cooperates with ICE.
Denver City Council unanimously adopted a resolution asking Colorado's congressional delegation to oppose Trump's budget.
To Councilman Paul Lopez, who represents west Denver, this is formalizing something that already existed along the corridor.
Community members along Santa Fe Drive want taxpayer money to expand sidewalks, cut Santa Fe Drive from three lanes to two and make other improvements.
Denver City Council voted Monday to do something the city doesn't usually do: use its business incentive fund for a major retailer.
"What good is a budget if we can’t even pave a block of sidewalk for 40 years?"
It's a step that is both vital and not enough, speakers told the Denver City Council Monday before the council voted to place the amendment on the ballot.
The amendment would put the independent monitor on the same legal footing as the police and fire departments it oversees.
Albus Brooks of District 9 had the support of 11 of his 12 colleagues Monday night.