In Thornton, Mayor Jan Kulmann was headed toward a second term. In Lakewood, City Councilwoman Wendi Strom was leading in the mayoral contest.
Conservative dark money is dominating the spending by political groups in Colorado’s third-largest city
The city said Friday that the ballot measure would miss a critical deadline and thus couldn’t go before voters in November
Proponents of the measure and the city released conflicting information Friday. The initiative is supported by Aurora Mayor Mike Coffman and by Colorado Dawn, a conservative dark-money group.
Colorado Dawn, a nonprofit that has previously supported Republican candidates and causes, paid $144,000 to collect signatures for the measure
Denver, Colorado Springs and Pueblo all have the same system, which gives the mayor executive powers
The climate-conscious, first-in-Colorado edicts proposed by the City of Aurora are clear: No new golf courses flooding grass with precious water. No grass in medians or decorative spots near offices. No home lawns sprawling out front and back — turf in backyards would max out at 750 square feet. But get ready, metropolitan water users […]
The Aurora City Council passed Mayor Mike Coffman’s urban camping ban, which could take effect as soon as April 28. The unauthorized-camping ordinance passed in a 6-5 vote. The ban will prohibit camping on public property in Aurora. Supporters of the measure have said it is inhumane to allow people who are homeless to live […]
Gun rights and gun control groups spent $15 million on congressional and state-level races in Colorado from 2012 to 2020, according to a Colorado Sun analysis. Gun-issue groups dropped an additional $2 million to lobby state lawmakers. The big spending is expected to continue this year following the shooting deaths of 10 people last month […]
By Colleen Slevin, The Associated Press The mayor of Aurora on Tuesday thanked a panel of experts who delivered a highly critical report on the fatal arrest of Elijah McClain as an important step in the city’s healing on Tuesday. However, a few city council members faulted the investigation commissioned by the city and defended […]