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Court Allows Williams To Settle Ethics Watch’s Suit Against Citizens United

Administrative Law Judge Robert Spencer ruled that a settlement between Citizens United and Secretary of State Wayne Williams… 

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Colorado Ethics Watch statement on federal coal program

Today, Ethics Watch Senior Counsel Peg Perl made the following public statement at the Bureau of Land Management… 

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Federal Court Dismisses RMGO’s Lawsuit Against Ethics Watch

Today, United States District Court Judge Robert Blackburn dismissed a lawsuit filed by Rocky Mountain Gun Owners (RMGO)… 

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In the News

Will Colorado Continue to be a Model in Filling Judicial Vacancies?

Peg Perl (HuffPost Denver) - Three years ago, Colorado was hailed as a "model for senators across the country" because of the cooperative, timely and successful screening process our then-Senators used to inform the President's nomination for a vacancy on the U.S. District Court of Colorado. Read More ›

Local government emails in Ashley Madison database

"Any kind of misuse, including for your own personal affairs is something that should be avoided," said Luis Toro of Colorado Ethics Watch, a government watchdog group Read More ›

Cynthia Coffman’s private-meeting invitation irks SW Colorado public officials

Susan Greene (Colorado Independent) - At the peak of the Animas River crisis, Cynthia Coffman reached out to the Durango City Council and La Plata County Commission and invited each member to dinner. But several of her would-be guests didn’t appreciate what the state Attorney General planned to serve up. Read More ›