Denver wants to raise retail marijuana taxes to boost affordable housing fund

Denver marijuana buyers would help pay for an expansion of Denver’s 10-year, $ 150 million affordable housing fund under a plan that includes borrowing to amp up apartment production. Mayor Michael Hancock and other city officials have been under pressure from City Council members and affordable housing advocates for more…

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Spending bill would slash disaster relief by $1B to fund Trump’s border wall

Published: Aug 30, 2017, 12:19 pm • Updated: Aug 30, 2017, 3:04 pm By Alan Fram and Andrew Taylor, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Disaster relief after Harvey-caused epic flooding in Texas tops an already crowded agenda when President Donald Trump meets next week with House and Senate leaders at…

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This Colorado county may have to return $500K in marijuana taxes collected to fund scholarships

Published: Dec 15, 2016, 1:24 pm • Updated: Dec 16, 2016, 8:35 am By Jesse Paul, The Denver Post Adams County has been improperly collecting a 3 percent sales tax on recreational marijuana since July 2015, the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled Thursday, and may have to refund hundreds of…

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