Gessler attorneys reviewing Colo. elected officials’ expenses to defend complaint
DENVER — Attorneys for Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler are reviewing expenses for lawmakers and other state elected officials in their defense of Gessler on an ethics complaint charging he used public money to attend political events.
Gessler's attorney asked the state's Independent Ethics Commission on Friday for more time to file a response to the complaint so they can review the records. The ethics panel rejected the request for an extension to Feb. 1, but gave attorneys until Dec. 21 to respond. The response was originally due Dec. 10.