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Ethics Watch Statement on Supreme Court Campaign Finance Ruling

This decision will expand the influence of a few large money donors over the federal candidates and political… 

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Ethics Watch Files Ethics Complaint Against Elbert County Commissioner Robert Rowland

Today, Colorado Ethics Watch filed a complaint with the Colorado Independent Ethics Commission (IEC) against Elbert County Commissioner… 

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Court Affirms Ethics Commission Ruling Against Gessler

Denver District Judge Herbert L. Stern, III has affirmed the Independent Ethics Commission's ruling against Secretary of State… 

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In the News

Colorado ethics panel caught with unethical records policy

The Daily Caller (Greg Campbell) A Colorado ethics commission charges five times what is allowed by law for copies of records obtained under the state open records act. Read More ›

Ethics commission rules for Hickenlooper against Gessler

The Colorado Independent (John Tomasic) Colorado’s ethics commission has been the subject of intense accusations of partisanship over the last two years as it weighed allegations of improper spending on the part of two of the state’s highest officeholders, one Republican and one Democrat. Read More ›

Bill standardizing CORA fees sent to Hickenlooper

CFOIC (Jeffrey A. Roberts) If the cost of obtaining public records is too high, information that rightly belongs to everyone is off limits for many. Read More ›