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Denver Mayor Michael Hancock's $450 million spending plan is already in trouble.
The opposition from City Council members came a day after the mayor made his pitch in the State of the City address.
Denver is partnering with federal authorities to crack down on illegal firearm possession and combat rising violent crime in the city.
Why it matters: The number of deadly shootings in Denver have soared to new highs since 2020, and the spike in homicides comes coupled with an uptick in police shootings, according to a list compiled by Colorado Public Radio.
When it comes to COVID-19 in Colorado, the state says you're essentially on your own.
Federal, state and local governments across the country are embracing mask requirements or mandatory coronavirus vaccinations.