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Federal judge won’t block hearing against RMGO and CO Campaign for Life

A planned hearing will go forward tomorrow after a federal judge declined to block prosecution of a campaign… 

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Colorado Supreme Court Lets Stand Ethics Watch Win On Money In Politics Disclosure

Today, the Colorado Supreme Court denied Secretary of State Scott Gessler's review of a Court of Appeals decision… 

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Ethics Watch Signs Amicus Brief On Pre-Emptive CORA Lawsuits

Yesterday, Ethics Watch signed a Colorado Supreme Court friend-of-the-court brief filed by a group of organizations concerned about… 

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Business group wins, then backs out of, lunch with new Colorado AG

Associated Press (Nicholas Riccardi) A Colorado business group on Tuesday said it would back out of a lunch with the state's new attorney general after questions were raised about it winning the meal at an auction. Read More ›

CO high court denies Gessler appeal, ending campaign finance disclosure case

The Colorado Independent (Tessa Cheek) The Colorado Supreme Court yesterday ended a multi-year battle over campaign finance rules that pitted Secretary of State Scott Gessler against nonprofits Colorado Ethics Watch and Common Cause when the justices declined to accept Gessler’s appeal. Read More ›

Colorado Supreme Court Denies Cert In Gessler Case

Law Week Colorado (Staff Reporter) The Colorado Supreme Court on Dec. 8 declined a request from Secretary of State Scott Gessler to review an appellate decision from last year that invalidated several campaign finance rules. Read More ›