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Court Rules Ethics Watch Suit Against IEC May Proceed

Today, Judge A. Bruce Jones of the Denver District Court ruled that Ethics Watch's suit for review of… 

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Ethics Watch Files Challenge to Rowland Decision; IEC Files Preemptive Suit For Secrecy

Ethics Watch has sued the Independent Ethics Commission, asking a court to review and overturn the IEC's decision… 

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Ethics Watch files campaign finance complaint against national Realtors PAC for unreported spending

Colorado Ethics Watch has asked the Denver Elections Division to determine whether the National Association of Realtors Fund,… 

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Ethics Watch nudges Jeffco school board: stop violating Colorado Open Records Act

Marianne Goodland (Colorado Independent) The embattled Jefferson County School Board, which has been accused of violating the Colorado Open Records Act by failing to have an email retention policy, may finally be developing one for board members and employees – but it hasn’t yet. Read More ›

Colorado GOP Reneges On Shutting Down SuperPAC

Kathryn Porter ( - Luis Toro of Colorado Ethics Watch revealed that a deal to dissolve the controversial SuperPAC known as the “Colorado Republican Party Independent Expenditure Committee” was nixed by the state GOP. Read More ›

Jeffco schools finally working on an email retention policy

Jeff Roberts ( - The Jefferson County School District is finally preparing a policy for the retention of emails used for official business by board members and employees, more than nine months after Chalkbeat Colorado reported that the district has no such policy. Read More ›