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Past articles by Andrew:

Colorado Vs. Georgia Voting Laws: What Are The Differences?

With the All-Star Game relocating to Denver, conservative politicians have been quick to make comparisons between the two state's election laws. But many of those claims are incomplete, or outright false. → Read More

Lauren Boebert Subtracts 7,000 Miles From Campaign Claim, Says She Spent Money At Hotels Instead

Rep. Lauren Boebert originally reimbursed herself $21,199.52 for mileage, which would have reflected nearly 37,000 miles driven. The amended document now lists only $17,280 for mileage — or about 30,000 miles. → Read More

What We Know About Lauren Boebert’s Campaign Payments To Herself For Driving 38,000 Miles

Rep. Lauren Boebert’s eye-popping $22,259 in mileage reimbursements has some calling for an investigation. CPR mapped as many of her campaign events as possible to get a sense of whether the figure is realistic. → Read More

Coronavirus Could Take A $750 Million Bite Out Of Colorado’s Budget

State lawmakers got the latest warning on Monday afternoon. → Read More

Denver Seemed Superficial. This 19th Century Map Gave Me Some Perspective.

There’s more to the fast-changing Mile High City than beer, hiking, and skiing. An old map gave me a clue about where to look. → Read More

Downtown parking paradox: Denver wants fewer new spots, but they just keep coming

Denver has tried to discourage the construction of downtown parking decks, but they just keep coming. Should developers be afraid of "peak parking?" → Read More

Denver ballot initiatives 2019: What are questions 2A, 2B, 2C and 2D about?

Denver's not done with its local elections just yet. Voters will receive ballots for the Nov. 5 election that include four decisions about the city of Denver's government. → Read More

Denver opens the door for tiny homes. Will mobile homes be next?

The Denver City Council voted on Monday to make it easier to build tiny-home communities in most of Denver. → Read More

Get ready for 500 new 30-foot-tall cell poles around Denver’s neighborhoods

Companies have built 163 freestanding cell poles around Denver in recent years, according to city permitting data, and they’ve requested permits for about 350 more. → Read More

Denver announces plans for 3 miles of Broadway bike and bus lanes

Denver Public Works is moving forward with a project that is meant to make one of Denver's busiest roads friendlier for buses, bikes and pedestrians. → Read More

Denver city officials face their first public meeting on $15-an-hour minimum wage

On Wednesday night, Denver's city leaders got their first in-person taste of public opinion about a proposed minimum wage hike. → Read More

Park Hill Golf Club: Get ready for another Denver development debate

The city of Denver could be in for a a long and contentious political fight over the future of Park Hill Golf Club. → Read More

Denver council to ban tobacco sales under 21, require sales license

Amid rising public skepticism about e-cigarettes, the Denver City Council voted unanimously on Monday to ban the sale of nicotine vaporizers, cigarettes and other tobacco products to people under 21. → Read More

“Not the golden ticket”: Colorado Democrats may change Section 8 voucher rules

Landlords in Colorado have no obligation to accept housing vouchers, which makes it difficult to use the benefit. Colorado Democrats are considering changes. → Read More

Denver will turn car lanes into bus lanes on two more major downtown streets

The city of Denver will convert lanes on sections of 15th and 17th streets downtown to serve transit riders and bicyclists. → Read More

Shift to e-books puts crunch on Denver Public Library

All around the country, the digital upheaval of the publishing industry is throwing public libraries into a modern crisis that will stretch their budgets and, they warn, potentially limit their traditional public roles. Denver is no exception. → Read More

The Denver Zoo’s Tensing the rhino is pregnant with a watermelon-sized fetus

Tensing, a one-horned rhinoceros at the Denver Zoo, is going on 11 months pregnant — and she’s not due until March. → Read More

Denver weather: Warm, sunny days continue this week

The Front Range is set for several sunny days, and it may get warmer again despite the arrival of fall on Monday. → Read More

Colorado joins lawsuit to protect new auto emissions standards from Trump

Colorado has joined California, other states and the District of Columbia in a legal fight preserve states’ rights to set environmental standards for automobiles. → Read More

For 1 in 21 applicants, Section 8 can change lives

Denver's Section 8 lottery, available at, has seen its number of applicants double over the last decade. → Read More