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Forward. Together. For One More Term.

By: Robin Kniech We did it, once again! We ran an authentic campaign based on a solid record of accomplishments. We demonstrated how together, we’re making progressive change happen in Denver, and how we’ll build on that success. And we won! I want to sincerely thank: Each and every voter. The nearly 800 who invested … Continued

Homelessness: The Facts & Plan No One in 300 Debate is Talking About

About four or five times per week, I get to hear the debate about Initiative 300, which would create a right to camp in any publicly available space. They finish and then I’m given one minute to describe a plan to end homelessness during a candidate forum on a range of issues. Unless you’ve attended … Continued

Can Electeds be Both Bold and Responsive

Ok, so you know about my record on housing, protecting our climate, inclusivity, and more. And now you know all about my family, our obsession with composting, and our dogs. But elections are about more than personalities and policies. They’re also about leadership and judgment. One of my opponents recently asked me which was harder, running for office or serving? No contest: … Continued

Moving Denver Forward with Transportation

My path to elected office began with my service on the authority that built the transit surrounding Union Station. My experience on that regional project led to seven years serving as an elected official in various capacities with the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG). That service was behind the scenes, but I successfully worked … Continued

Moving Denver Forward Within a National Movement

Since 2012, I’ve been a leader in a national network of progressive elected officials working in local government, known as Local Progress. Now more than ever, as Trump has attacked cities for our inclusivity, and turned the back of the federal government on affordable housing, climate, and infrastructure, cities are working together to fight back and … Continued

Alert! Four Challengers in the At-Large Race

The final date to turn in petitions has passed and it is official. In addition to the two incumbents there are four challengers in the At-Large race and your support could mean all the difference in the outcome. The important details: Ballots are mailed April 15th, are you registered to vote? You can vote for two At-Large candidates. Find … Continued

Moving Denver Forward for Inclusive Business Ownership, Middle Income Jobs

Last Thursday, I was honored to be recognized as Colorado Manufacturing Advocate of the Year in the annual Colorado Manufacturing Awards hosted by Company Week and Manufacturer’s Edge. Promoting the middle income jobs associated with legacy and next generation manufacturing has been a priority for me since I was elected. Ensuring there are spaces for … Continued

Moving Denver Forward on Climate Change

By: Robin Kniech I cherish our winters. I especially love that I can see the snow-capped Rockies from our city.  Sadly, though, our winters are in danger. Last month marked twenty-five straight months with below average snowfall. We already know that the Trump Administration isn’t doing anything to help. While we fight the repeal of protections … Continued

A Councilmom, Not a Superhero

A Personal Mother’s Day Reflection: Six years ago, I was early in the adventure of elected public service while parenting a preschooler. I wrote the piece, Before I Was a Mom, at the only possible time I had available to write or reflect, 2 a.m. Today, my son is halfway through childhood at 9 years old and I’m … Continued

Councilwoman Robin Kniech Fights for a More Inclusive Denver

This article originally appeared in Out Front Magazine on February 5, 2018. By: Alyha Priet “We’re going to count to three and I want you to say the name of a woman who inspired you. We’re going to do it all together. Get her name in your mind. One. Two. Three!” Denver’s At-Large Councilwoman Robin Kniech … Continued

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Forward. Together. For One More Term.

By: Robin Kniech We did it, once again! We ran an authentic campaign based on a solid record of accomplishments. We demonstrated how together, we’re making progressive change happen in Denver, and how we’ll build on that success. And we won! I want to sincerely thank: Each and every voter. The nearly 800 who invested … Continued

Homelessness: The Facts & Plan No One in 300 Debate is Talking About

About four or five times per week, I get to hear the debate about Initiative 300, which would create a right to camp in any publicly available space. They finish and then I’m given one minute to describe a plan to end homelessness during a candidate forum on a range of issues. Unless you’ve attended … Continued

Can Electeds be Both Bold and Responsive

Ok, so you know about my record on housing, protecting our climate, inclusivity, and more. And now you know all about my family, our obsession with composting, and our dogs. But elections are about more than personalities and policies. They’re also about leadership and judgment. One of my opponents recently asked me which was harder, running for office or serving? No contest: … Continued

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