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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

Activists drop proposal to allow marijuana consumption in Denver bars

thedenverchannel.com — Activists behind a proposed Denver ballot initiative to allow some marijuana use in bars and other businesses say they will pull the measure, The Denver Post has confirmed. Their new goal: crafting a compromise measure with city and business leaders.

Activists plan to pull Denver pot consumption initiative from ballot

denverpost.com — Backers of proposal say they will join talks with city and business leaders to try to work out compromise Posted: 09/02/2015 10:02:22 PM MDT Updated: 09/02/2015 10:06:12 PM MDT Activists behind a proposed Denver ballot initiative to allow some marijuana use in bars and other businesses say they will pull the measure, The Denver Post has confirmed.

City Council committee approves Chick-fil-A for Denver International Airport

thedenverchannel.com — DENVER - Two weeks after the Denver City Council's delay of an airport Chick-fil-A lease attracted national attention and conservative scorn, a committee on Tuesday unanimously approved it. The 5-0 vote signals that the concession deal at Denver International Airport likely will face little or no turbulence in the full council in coming weeks.

Chick-fil-A at DIA: After firestorm, Denver council panel OKs lease

denverpost.com — Members say answers to questions they raised about employee discrimination protections resolved concerns Posted: 09/01/2015 12:39:09 PM MDT Updated: 09/01/2015 12:39:18 PM MDT Two weeks after the Denver City Council's delay of an airport Chick-fil-A lease attracted national attention and conservative scorn, a committee on Tuesday unanimously approved it.
Sep 01, 2015

My story: Chick-fil-A at DIA: After firestorm, Denver council panel OKs lease: dpo.st/1LRYb25 #copolitics #tcot #p2

Sep 01, 2015

RT @JesseAPaul: Chick-fil-A at DIA: After firestorm, Denver council panel OKs lease: dpo.st/1LRYb25 #copolitics

Sep 01, 2015

RT @JonMurray: My story: Chick-fil-A at DIA: After firestorm, Denver council panel OKs lease: dpo.st/1LRYb25 #copolitics #tcot #p2

Denver City Council approves $860K settlement in police abuse case

denverpost.com — Officers beat disabled veteran James D. Moore in 2008 incident that started as noise complaint Posted: 08/31/2015 06:39:45 PM MDT Updated: 08/31/2015 06:39:56 PM MDT The Denver City Council approved a $860,000 settlement Monday in a lawsuit filed by a disabled veteran who was beaten by a police officer frequently accused of excessive force.
Aug 31, 2015

Denver Council approves $860K settlement in case where police beat a disabled vet while on a noise complaint call: dpo.st/1fSqvTH

Chick-fil-A at DIA looks likely to get OK from Denver council

denverpost.com — After two-week delay, City Council committee will resume discussion about fast-food chain at airport Posted: 08/31/2015 04:37:38 PM MDT Updated: 08/31/2015 04:37:39 PM MDT A Denver City Council committee on Tuesday is set to resume discussing a controversial lease for a Chick-fil-A franchise at the airport.
Aug 31, 2015

My rhyming headline: Chick-fil-A at DIA looks likely to get #DenverCouncil panel's OK dpo.st/1LOY5IP #copolitics

Aug 31, 2015

RT @JonMurray: My rhyming headline: Chick-fil-A at DIA looks likely to get #DenverCouncil panel's OK dpo.st/1LOY5IP #copolitics

Aug 31, 2015

All signs signal Chick-fil-A will get the go-ahead at @DENAirport after fight over exec's stance on gay marriage. dpo.st/1NJuFvN

Aug 31, 2015

RT @denpostdana: All signs signal Chick-fil-A will get the go-ahead at @DENAirport after fight over exec's stance on gay marriage. dpo.st/1NJuFvN

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Denver officials' gift disclosures require little detail about giving

denverpost.com — Answers on annual financial disclosures range from detailed information about gifts to only the names of sources Posted: 08/31/2015 12:01:00 AM MDT Denver's public officials can accept free meals and sports tickets even when donors might have a contract or other benefit to gain under city ethics rules, but they must disclose those alongside other gifts in an annual report.
Aug 31, 2015

My story today: Denver officials' gift disclosures require little detail about giving dpo.st/1O3kKhN via @denverpost #DenverCouncil

Aug 31, 2015

RT @JonMurray: My story today: Denver officials' gift disclosures require little detail about giving dpo.st/1O3kKhN via @denverpost #DenverCouncil

Aug 31, 2015

You can see @MayorHancock's gifts list for 2014 in doc, which provides more detail than most city officials on gifts dpo.st/1ie4H6G

Aug 31, 2015

In Denver, public officials' gift disclosures require little detail about giving: denverpost.com/news/ci_287305… by @JonMurray

Aug 31, 2015

For 2014, gifts to @MayorHancock included >$30,000 in tix to Broncos, Rockies & Nuggets, sometimes donated to charity dpo.st/1ie4H6G

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Denver's $150M affordable housing plan highlights stepped-up strategy

denverpost.com — Mayor Michael Hancock, other officials say fee- and tax-backed annual fund drawing $15 million a year would support more projects The urgency of Denver's affordable housing problem has become all but impossible for Joe Vostrejs and many other employers to ignore.
Aug 30, 2015

Even a “free market guy” thinks Denver needs to do more on affordable housing. From @JonMurray: denverpost.com/politics/ci_28…

Aug 30, 2015

W/O housing plan, #Denver's middle class could be pushed out, leaving only the very poor & the very rich @JonMurray denverpost.com/politics/ci_28…

Aug 30, 2015

RT @egorski: Even a “free market guy” thinks Denver needs to do more on affordable housing. From @JonMurray: denverpost.com/politics/ci_28…

Aug 30, 2015

RT @denpostdana: W/O housing plan, #Denver's middle class could be pushed out, leaving only the very poor & the very rich @JonMurray http:…

Aug 30, 2015

Wanna see the big picture of the Mile High City's expensive problem? I look at Denver's $150M affordable housing plan denverpost.com/politics/ci_28…

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Denver ethics board floats reforms aimed at boosting public confidence

denverpost.com — Among ideas: putting dollar limit on value of meals, tickets from donors with something to gain and expanding conflicts of interest to more family members Posted: 08/27/2015 07:07:52 PM MDT Updated: 08/27/2015 07:10:52 PM MDT Denver ethics watchers want to rein in the dollar value of free meals and tickets that elected city officials and employees can accept from single donors who have something to gain.
Aug 27, 2015

My fresh story: Denver ethics board floats reforms aimed at boosting public confidence: dpo.st/1fJi6C0 #copolitics

Aug 27, 2015

RT @denverpost: Denver ethics board floats reforms aimed at boosting public confidence: dpo.st/1fJi6C0 #COpolitics by @jonmurray

Aug 28, 2015

RT @DavidASachs: Why is making anonymous whistleblowing OK even a debate for #Denver City Hall? ow.ly/Rvk2t via @denverpost + @JonMurray

Aug 28, 2015

ICYMI: Denver ethics board floats reforms aimed at boosting public confidence: dpo.st/1fJi6C0 #DenverCouncil

Denver City Council sends college sales tax issue to Nov. 3 ballot

denverpost.com — Increase would add 8 cents to $100 purchase, raising more than $10 million a year for scholarships and loan repayment aid Posted: 08/24/2015 09:29:35 PM MDT Updated: 08/24/2015 09:29:35 PM MDT A ballot question that would increase Denver's sales tax to help students pay for college is headed to voters this fall after winning approval Monday from the City Council.
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Sep 03, 2015

National site takes notice: Denver May Be First City to Do Something About Runaway College Debt nextcity.org/daily/entry/co… via @nextcityorg

Sep 03, 2015

RT @DenverPolice: US FEDERAL JUDGE says Denver "police demonstrated commendable restraint" as demonstrators apparently tried to provoke them.Finds no contempt

Sep 03, 2015

So fascinating: Judge jails Kentucky clerk for refusing marriage licenses to gay couples: dpo.st/1LWZzRj via @denverpost

Sep 03, 2015

National League ballpark rankings: Worst to first | Naturally, Coors Field scores up high dpo.st/1LLDxhm via @psaundersdp

Sep 03, 2015

RT @AP: BREAKING: Judge orders defiant Kentucky clerk to jail after she refuses to issue marriage licenses.

Sep 03, 2015

RT @BraddJaffy: NBC News: KY Clerk Kim Davis is in custody; held in contempt

Sep 03, 2015

RT @cannabist: NEWS: Activists to pull Denver social #pot use initiative from ballot — but idea's not dead: dpo.st/1JP15hw pic.twitter.com/TyRh6LmNxd

Sep 03, 2015

Breaking: Activists plan to pull Denver pot consumption initiative from ballot. See why here: denverpost.com/politics/ci_28… denverpost.com/politics/ci_28…


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