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Apr 5, 2021 - Axios Denver

Democratic Colorado lawmakers push for police accountability

Denver Police try to keep dueling rallies separated from one another on Oct. 10, 2020. Photo: Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post via Getty Images

Nearly a year after protests over the death of George Floyd and renewed attention to the 2019 killing of Elijah McClain, Democratic state lawmakers are taking steps to prevent both tragedies from happening again.

The state of play: Their two new bills come amid the murder trial of Derek Chauvin, the ex-Minneapolis police officer accused of killing Floyd.

John Frank, author of Denver
Apr 5, 2021 - Axios Denver

Colorado judiciary's sexual harassment scandal faces lack of transparency

Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Brian D. Boatright, center, ahead of an address at the Capitol in February. Photo: AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post via Getty Images

The chief justice of the Colorado Supreme Court promised a "culture change" as he announced an independent investigation into allegations of sexual harassment within the judiciary.

But months later, the process to hire an outside investigator remains hidden from the public's view as the scandal continues to get worse.

What $1,500 a month gets you in 3 different Denver neighborhoods

Deco Apartments, Image: © 2021 Google/Google Street View

The average monthly rent for an apartment Denver is around $1,600. We wanted to see what you could find just below that price point.

Here are three apartments in three different Denver neighborhoods that have options for about $1,500 a month.