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Tag Archives: Campaign Finance

Democratic lawmakers take on dark money in elections communications

Last year, at least four campaign fliers showed up in voters’ mailboxes in the Front Range that didn’t disclose who paid for the mailers. As […]...

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March 16, 2017 Campaign Finance, Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

US Supreme Court to Colorado think tank: Disclose your donors or don’t run these ads

  The nation’s highest court on Monday upheld a lower court’s money-in-politics ruling in a case out of Colorado that requires groups to disclose who […]...

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February 28, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

The battle for the ballot (measures) isn’t over yet

The last state campaign finance reports before Election Day show that the fight isn’t over on many of the initiatives that will be decided next […]...

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November 1, 2016 Campaign Finance, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Virginia-based tobacco giant on track to be the biggest spender in Colorado history

Big Tobacco may beat out the casino industry for a dubious distinction: biggest spender on a ballot measure in Colorado’s history. Supporters of Amendment 72, […]...

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October 20, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Mix

GUEST POST: Fixing Colorado’s Broken Campaign Finance Enforcement System

A federal lawsuit is currently challenging Colorado’s unique system under which private citizens enforce campaign finance laws at their own expense in an administrative law […]...

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September 14, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Follow the money from Tuesday’s primary: Winners, losers and Bob Beauprez

WINNERS: — El Paso County Commissioner Darryl Glenn, who proved that two years of legwork — and visiting EVERY county in Colorado — could beat […]...

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July 1, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

$22.7 million already given to state campaigns for fall elections

Voters may be months away from being asked whether grocery stores can sell full-strength beer and wine, local governments can ban hydraulic fracturing or the […]...

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May 3, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

How to be a Colorado campaign finance watchdog

Few organizations bust as many Colorado politicians for campaign-finance violations as Colorado Ethics Watch. These attorneys who make politicians tremble have decided to teach the public […]...

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March 17, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Watchdog or bully? How a $10,000 fine led to a GOP blowup

  A judge in Denver has fined Colorado’s Republican Party Committee $10,000 for failing to follow guidelines related to disclosing donors. But behind the fine […]...

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February 25, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Wiretap: Republican Nikki Haley champions tolerance, irks far right

Complicated history The complicated history of Nikki Haley met up with the complicated history of Barack Obama to take on the Donald’s not so complicated history. Via The […]...

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January 14, 2016 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

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Colorado’s new Libertarian Party chair: ‘Probably the best convention we ever had’

Over the weekend, Colorado’s Libertarian Party, which saw its membership swell in the run-up to the presidential election, rallied for its state convention. This year’s […]

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