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Ethics Watch Tracks Jeffco Recall Money

Today, Ethics Watch released a study of money being spent in the school board election in Jefferson County.… 

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SOS finds “reasonable grounds” that ALC violated lobbyist law

The Colorado SOS found "reasonable grounds" to believe Utah-based American Lands Council broke Colorado lobbyist registration law.

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Ethics Commission Runs To Supreme Court In Bid To Avoid Accountability

Late Friday afternoon, the Colorado Independent Ethics Commission (“IEC”) asked the Colorado Supreme Court to intervene in an… 

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Public records in the digital age

Access to government records is essential to hold officials accountable. But if that access isn't in harmony with modern times, it's useless. Read More ›

Denver tries to spur condo construction by limiting homeowner’s right to sue

Monday Denver became the latest municipality to enact so-called construction defects reform. City Council approved a proposal out of the Mayor’s office that will make it harder for homeowners to file defects claims about sinking foundations, moldy walls, or leaking roofs. Read More ›

Aurora councilwoman using travel money to deliver glasses to Ethiopia

Aurora City Councilwoman Molly Markert is flying to Ethiopia next week for two weeks to deliver donated eye glasses to its sister city at Aurora's expense and effectively ending her council tenure in Africa. Read More ›