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Governor hires special advisor on homelessness as number of unhoused Colorado residents grows
Governor hires special advisor on homelessness as number of unhoused Colorado residents grows
Zoe Schacht/Colorado Newsline In June, Gov. Jared Polis hired Andrew Phelps as his special advisor on homelessness and housing. A job like it has not existed since John Hickenlooper was governor several years ago. And, with little knowledge of Phelps’ previous work, some homelessness and housing advocates worry about what he will do. P...
North Las Vegas went way out of its way to slam the door on rent stabilization, critics say
North Las Vegas went way out of its way to slam the door on rent stabilization, critics say
The City North Las Vegas sided with its city clerk’s interpretation of the law used to reject the Culinary Union’s rent stabilization ballot initiative, but some experts think the union has a legal case and city officials reached their decision through a “bad faith” reading of state law.

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