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Rep. Joe Neguse (D-Colo.) and Rep. Lucy McBath (D-Ga.) will ask President Biden to appoint a national director of gun violence prevention, Axios has learned.
Why it matters: The issue — which resonates in Colorado with its dark legacy of mass shootings — comes days after the White House began to push forward on an issue activists wanted to see prioritized in his first month.
Black History Month ends this weekend, the first after a year marked by a national reckoning of racial injustice and a deadly pandemic that has disproportionately harmed Black communities across the country.
We asked four prominent leaders to reflect on the state of Denver's Black communities.
Denver's current COVID-19 case count ticked slightly higher this week, delaying its move from level yellow to a less restrictive phase.
Why it matters: Mayor Michael Hancock's administration expected to meet the criteria to shift to level blue and increase capacity limits at restaurants, gyms and indoor events.
A new statewide poll from Magellan Strategies finds that one-third of Coloradans say they won't get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Why it matters: The opposition could threaten the state's efforts to reach herd immunity. Medical experts put the benchmark between 70% to 95%.
From a Platt Park bungalow asking $660K to an industrial loft in RiNo, these five listings caught our eye this week.
Why we love it: Starting with the enclosed front porch (hello, perfect book/coffee/cocktail spot), this bungalow is loaded with charm.