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City Hall Reporter — Denver Post

City hall reporter for @DenverPost. Formerly @IndyStar. Colorado native + lover of good music, trails and beer. jmurray[at]denverpost .com, 303.954.1405

Denver mayor: Lodging tax hike may help pay for National Western plan

denverpost.com — Posted: 12/19/2014 12:01:00 AM MST Updated: 12/19/2014 01:40:32 AM MST Denver Mayor Michael Hancock says an in-the-works financing plan for the ambitious National Western Complex project could include seeking voter approval for borrowing or a lodging tax hike. But he says a sales tax increase "would be the absolute last resort."

Lodging tax hike may figure in National Western plan financing

blogs.denverpost.com — Denver Mayor Michael Hancock says an in-the-works financing plan for the ambitious National Western Complex project could include seeking voter approval for borrowing or a lodging tax hike. But he says a sales tax increase "would be the absolute last resort."

New National Western Complex plan fleshes out site, but not costs

denverpost.com — Posted: 12/18/2014 12:01:00 AM MST Updated: 12/18/2014 04:10:19 PM MST A new city plan for Denver's National Western Complex reveals details for a massive undertaking that aims to remake, reconnect and rejuvenate the 109-year-old site, with construction unfolding over a decade or longer.

New contract process could result in more red light cameras in Denver

denverpost.com — Posted: 12/14/2014 12:01:00 AM MST More than $34 million has poured into Denver city coffers in less than five years from red-light and photo-radar speed cameras, and police are facing some pressure from City Council members to expand use of the devices.

Roger Sherman's exit shakes up Denver City Council race

blogs.denverpost.com — Denver's still-fluid City Council races have gotten their first shakeup, with well-connected candidate Roger Sherman withdrawing from consideration in the last week from District 10. Sherman, an executive at the public affairs firm CRL Associates, surprised many supporters inside and outside the central Denver district.

Denver mayor appoints Don Mares as first mental health strategist

denverpost.com — Posted: 12/10/2014 12:06:24 PM MST Updated: 12/10/2014 12:06:36 PM MST Mental health advocate Don Mares, a former Denver auditor, will return to city government to coordinate far-flung efforts and create a strategy on the issue. Denver Mayor Michael Hancock announced Mares' appointment Tuesday as executive director of the new Office of Behavioral Strategies.

Denver City Council approves Winter Park cash for Confluence Park

denverpost.com — Posted: 12/08/2014 07:48:28 PM MST Updated: 12/08/2014 07:49:33 PM MST A plan to renovate part of Denver's Confluence Park got a boost Monday when the City Council approved spending the city's nearly $1 million Winter Park ski area annual dividend on the project.

Denver council OKs subsidy plans for CU health center redevelopment

denverpost.com — Posted: 12/08/2014 07:43:13 PM MST Updated: 12/08/2014 07:45:54 PM MST The Denver City Council gave key approval Monday night to plans setting the stage for a $47.9 million tax-based city subsidy for redevelopment of the former University of Colorado Health Sciences Center.

Denver council approves $6M settlement over Marvin Booker jail death

denverpost.com — Posted: 12/08/2014 07:08:46 PM MST Updated: 12/08/2014 07:09:11 PM MST That this year's price tag is nearing $10 million to end lawsuits over abuse or screw-ups in Denver's main jail isn't lost on Mayor Michael Hancock.

Winter Park cash helps pay for Confluence Park project

blogs.denverpost.com — Denver's continued ownership of Winter Park ski area - an unusual asset for a big city - continues to pay dividends. The city plans to invest this year's nearly $1 million annual incentive payment required by the ski resort operator's lease into a big project at Confluence Park.
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Dec 22, 2014

Life in a snow globe. A powdery powdery snow globe. @ Copper Mountain instagram.com/p/w7Fy0dw5eo/

Dec 21, 2014

RT @fmanjoo: This is how to be a writer: 1) Type three words. 2) Hit ALT-Tab to switch to the Web/Twitter to do anything else for 5 mins. 3) Repeat.

Dec 21, 2014

Denver's downtown jail is at the center of sheriff's major problems denverpost.com/news/ci_271798…

Dec 21, 2014

RT @AP: MORE: NYPD: Gunman told passers-by to follow him on Instagram moments before fatally shooting officers : apne.ws/1wTcHxY

Dec 20, 2014

Statute of lims on bad taste RT @jdisis: @JonMurray This is provision that also Sneeds to apply to songs like Bad Day, You're Beautiful

Dec 20, 2014

I thought there was an agreement: songs like "Hey There Delilah" get radio play when they first come out. But not five years later?

Dec 20, 2014

Pretty amazing: Colbert’s farewell, annotated: see who all those people were. pic.twitter.com/TWc0mFnBVI slate.com/blogs/browbeat… via @BrowBeat



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