Sam Mamet

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    Plastic bags ban in Denver? Officials considering fees and more

    They clog up waterways. They end up in landfills, where they take thousands of years to break down. And they kill turtles and dolphins. Plastic bags of the sort used in grocery stores are a top enemy for environmentalists, and Westword has learned that some Denver officials are considering policies ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    Michael Hancock praises early impact of urban camping ban

    Just a few weeks after Denver began enforcing its urban camping ban, Mayor Michael Hancock said the new policy is going well, adding that some of the folks who were sleeping on the street have since gone to live with friends and family. And they haven't gone to the suburbs, he said.

  • News

    May 9, 1996

    That Fits the Bill

    Need some special-interest legislation? Here's how this year's session measures up