It could get as warm as 77 degrees this afternoon before a cold front arrives tonight. That's nearly 30 degrees above normal for this time of year.
Denver's hottest summer on record was 2012, when there were just six days above 100 degrees. That could be the norm by the 2040s.
Colorado voters won't see a tax increase for roads or other transportation needs on this November's ballot, but they might see something in 2018.
A new set of maps, paid for by a $30,000 grant and presented below, is meant to prepare the city government for longer, hotter summers and heatwaves.
“Fix Our Damn Roads” ballot measure would force the state to put money into roads, without the tax increase
The libertarian-leaning Independence Institute is pushing for an alternative to the sales tax increase proposed in the Colorado General Assembly.
Hickenlooper wants cities to lobby for a transportation tax, but Republicans and Democrats in the legislature are on a collision course
Hickenlooper hopes to see a concrete proposal from the legislature by the end of March. Lots of time to get on it.
And once it gets there, it needs to get past Colorado voters, who have only approved one new tax in the last 25 years.