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Denver low-income renters could receive free eviction legal defense

Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

Denver decision-makers want to lower the city’s eviction rate and give renters more protections.

Why it matters: The pandemic exacerbated Denver’s existing housing crisis, leaving thousands more families unable to pay rent and at risk of being kicked out of their homes.

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Denver pursues further decriminalization of magic mushrooms

Psilocybin mushrooms after being harvested in Denver. Photo: Joe Amon/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images

Denver continues leading the way when it comes to magic mushroom exploration.

What’s happening: A panel established after voters narrowly decriminalized psilocybin mushrooms in 2019 is delivering a draft of progressive policy recommendations to the Denver City Council next month, Kevin Matthews, who co-led Denver’s decriminalization campaign, tells Axios.

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