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Public interest is high, so why is it “not in the public interest” to release details of Colorado’s Amazon bid?

Public interest is high, so why is it “not in the public interest” to release details of Colorado’s Amazon bid?

Public interest is running high over details of Colorado’s bid for a second Amazon headquarters, but officials involved in crafting the proposal, without a hint of irony, say releasing that information is not in the public interest.

Business groups typically allied with GOP not all on board fast tax train

Business groups typically allied with GOP not all on board fast tax train

One powerful group was noticeably scarce from the flurry of activity inside the congressional committee room where Republicans recently took a big step toward passing their sweeping tax overhaul.

Highlights of House, Senate GOP plans to overhaul tax code

Highlights of House, Senate GOP plans to overhaul tax code

A comparison of a Republican-written tax bill approved Thursday by the House Ways and Means Committee and another being proposed by GOP members of the Senate Finance Committee:

Highlights of House, Senate GOP plans to overhaul tax code

Highlights of House, Senate GOP plans to overhaul tax code

A comparison of a Republican-written tax bill approved Thursday by the House Ways and Means Committee and another being proposed by GOP members of the Senate Finance Committee:

Opponents of Denver Green Roof Initiative widen fundraising advantage to nearly 12-to-1

Opponents of Denver Green Roof Initiative widen fundraising advantage to nearly 12-to-1

The biggest David vs. Goliath battle on the eve of Election Day — at least when it comes to fundraising — remains the fight over the grassroots Denver Green Roof Initiative.

How many families actually own half-million dollar homes?

How many families actually own half-million dollar homes?

Of the many changes to the U.S. tax code proposed in House Republicans’ plan released this week, few are proving to be as contentious as the cut to the mortgage interest deduction (MID).

How many families actually own half-million dollar homes?

How many families actually own half-million dollar homes?

Of the many changes to the U.S. tax code proposed in House Republicans’ plan released this week, few are proving to be as contentious as the cut to the mortgage interest deduction (MID).

Most like the idea of green roofs — including critics of a Denver initiative — but should the city force builders to include them?

Most like the idea of green roofs — including critics of a Denver initiative — but should the city force builders to include them?

But by proposing a mandate that in some ways would stand as the nation’s most stringent “green roof” requirement, observers say, the Denver Green Roof Initiative could be taking a gamble on Denver voters.

Even opponents of a Denver initiative say green roofs are laudable, but is a mandate the right approach?

Even opponents of a Denver initiative say green roofs are laudable, but is a mandate the right approach?

But by proposing a mandate that in some ways would stand as the nation’s most stringent “green roof” requirement, observers say, the Denver Green Roof Initiative could be taking a gamble on Denver voters.

“Let another city ‘win’”: Some locals are saying no thanks to an Amazon headquarters in Denver

“Let another city ‘win’”: Some locals are saying no thanks to an Amazon headquarters in Denver

The threat of increased traffic congestion, the rise in unaffordable housing, the burden on the city’s infrastructure and the impact on lower-income citizens rise to the top of those who aren’t so rah-rah on Amazon’s HQ2 moving to Denver.