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October 17, 2018

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DENVER POST
Up to 147,800 jobs lost over the next 12 years. Up to $1.1 billion in forfeited tax revenue for state and local governments in that time. In all, up to $141 billion in lost oil and gas production in Colorado by 2030.
 
DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL
August 2018 was the busiest August in Denver International Airport history. Denver International Airport again set a monthly passenger traffic record when more than 5.9 million travelers passed through the airport in August, the airport announced in a news release.
 
DENVER POST
As Colorado ballots go out this week, a new poll has troubling signs for a proposed sales tax for transportation projects, while a smaller no-tax alternative fares much better.
 
WESTWORD
Before this year, Kent Argow was a beloved neighbor. He had been living at the same house on Emerson Street for thirteen years and was close friends with many nearby residents. But when Argow’s wife got pregnant, the couple decided to find a home with a more child-friendly layout and put theirs on the rental market.
 
DENVER POST
Two anti-fracking activists including a candidate for a Boulder County commissioner seat sued the city of Thornton and Mayor Pro Tem Jan Kulmann on Tuesday claiming she has violated their free speech rights by deleting their comments from an official Facebook page.
 
DENVERITE
Support between the two statewide ballot measures focusing on improving the state’s infrastructure — Proposition 109 and Proposition 110 — is pretty divided, with a new poll showing more supporters are backing Proposition 109 over 110 due to a tax increase.
 
COLORADO SUN
Robert Framel is the superintendent of Kit Carson schools, plus the trigonometry teacher, and the precalculus teacher, and the sixth-grade math teacher.
 
DENVER7
In Denver, voters will be asked if they want to spend $100 million in taxes to provide healthy food and education for low-income children.
 
COLORADO POLITICS
There are plenty of smart people who want to help you understand the ballots on their way to Colorado voters this week. Special interest groups on the right and left, be they business interest groups or groups promoting reproductive rights, tell their supporters their positions on ballot questions. Here’s a round-up.
 
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Cracked asphalt. Overflowing trash bins. Pool infrastructure long past its heyday. Sprinklers spraying water onto sidewalks instead of the grass. Denver’s parks need some serious upkeep. In fact, the city’s green spaces are facing a $127 million maintenance backlog.
 
DENVER POST
Denver officials last week put out a call for developers who can deliver projects that will meet affordable housing and community support goals at two city-owned sites along East Colfax Avenue.
 
COLORADO SUN
Democrat Jared Polis poured another $2.5 million into his run for Colorado governor, bringing his total personal investment in the campaign to $22.3 million, according to campaign-finance reports.
 
FOX31
Colorado roads are ranked among the worst in the country according to a report. A report from TRIP, a national nonprofit transportation research group, says nearly half of the roads in the Denver metro area are in poor condition and it adds more than $700 a year in extra costs to drivers.
 
DENVERITE
Residents of the Globeville, Elyria and Swansea neighborhoods struggle to see their future through the dust of a major highway project and the disruption that has accompanied plans for the National Western’s transformation.
 
DENVER POST
When Dana Ress moved to Denver from New York in 2016, the 27-year-old CEO of a small tech company wasn’t sure whether he was allowed to vote — or even if he deserved the opportunity.
 
DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL
Hines and Trez Capital have acquired a 765-acre property in Thornton, with plans to develop a single-family home and mixed-use community.