people experiencing homelessness
Denver gives state troopers ability to enforce city laws around Capitol, governor’s mansion at Polis’ request
The move gives the Colorado State Patrol more leeway to stop graffiti and address encampments on state-owned land in Denver. It comes as a growing number of people camp out near state-owned buildings.
Another outbreak: Trench fever spread by lice is found in Denver
Public health officials are trying to find a common thread among the four cases identified so far in Colorado. They occurred months apart, and the patients appear to have no connection other than having been homeless in the Denver area.
Denver mayor backs temporary campsites, new tax for city’s unhoused population
Mayor Michael Hancock said he has directed city agencies to focus efforts on guiding people living in neighborhood encampments to motel rooms, safe outdoor spaces and shelters beginning this week