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Tag Archives: Campaign Finance

National PAC fails to disclose spending in Denver elections

The Realtors Fund, a political action committee, failed to report that it had spent at least $40,000 supporting Denver City Council candidates Elizabeth Adams and Jolon […]...

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May 15, 2015 Just In, Political Ad Watch, Politics, The Mix

Homebuilder advocates increase contributions to Mayor Hancock; he testifies for industry’s bill

Homebuilder advocates gave at least $16,200 to Mayor Michael Hancock’s reelection campaign, states a report Ethics Watch released today. This is a hike in industry […]...

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April 21, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Denver council candidate apologizes for breaking campaign finance rules

Wayne New got some bad news today. As The Colorado Independent reported earlier, Colorado Ethics Watch filed a complaint with the Denver Elections Division about […]...

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March 25, 2015 Just In, Politics

Keefe: Sunshine week in Citizens United USA

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March 18, 2015 Uncategorized

Thomas Paine: Dark money operative?

Read websites railing against disclosure, and you might come away thinking there's no difference between Tom Paine’s anonymous pamphlets urging armed revolution and anonymous corporate-funded TV ads attacking political candidates. ...

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March 13, 2015 The Blogs

#Coleg Notebook: Senate supports ‘sticky’ syringe-surrender program

Resolving a sticky situation  Bills dealing with drug use and looking to lessen harmful impacts are winning solid bipartisan support this session. Last month, the […]...

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February 18, 2015 #coleg notebook, Just In

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

DENVER — The Colorado Supreme Court yesterday ended a multi-year battle over campaign finance rules that pitted Secretary of State Scott Gessler against nonprofits Colorado […]...

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December 10, 2014 Just In

Report shines light on outrageous Senate race spending

The spending on the U.S. Senate race is even more outrageous than you think. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is borrowing cash to get to Election Day. Republicans love the dark money. ...

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October 31, 2014 The Mix

Colorado judge: State political parties can form Super PACs

The Colorado Republican Party has won the campaign finance lottery. It got the go ahead to form an independent expenditure committee, or Super PAC, from Second District Court Judge Robert McGahey....

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October 2, 2014 Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Fed Judge: No press exemption for Citizens United in Colorado

Citizens United is free to air and advertise its documentary targeting Gov. John Hickenlooper, but the group will have to tell Colorado voters who is paying to advertise the film....

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September 22, 2014 Elections 2014, Political Ad Watch, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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VIDEO: Drilling into Colorado fracking

In April, The Colorado Independent hosted a panel discussion at Denver Open Media about fracking in Colorado. It was hosted by former Managing Editor John […]

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