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Tag Archives: Campaign Finance

Jared Polis, Walker Stapleton, and Colorado’s low campaign cash limits

Two recent events that shifted the ground under Colorado’s sprawling candidate field for governor have lent scrutiny to the rules governing how money is raised […]...

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August 3, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs

Colorado’s High Court rules in favor of DougCo schools—but not vouchers

Updated below to add statement from Douglas County School District. The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday handed the Douglas County School District its second legal […]...

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July 3, 2017 Campaign Finance, Education, Just In, The Mix

Another Colorado ‘social welfare’ nonprofit just got fined for improperly playing in elections

  A state judge in Colorado has fined a nonprofit $23,000 for coordinating with local campaigns and not registering as a political committee. The fine […]...

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May 16, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

State Sen. Marble slapped with ethics complaint for oil/gas event

A Colorado state senator may have run afoul of ethics laws by allowing, as alleged in an ethics complaint, an oil and gas company to […]...

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May 9, 2017 Campaign Finance, Capitol Dispatch, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

A bill to close a dark-money loophole dies in Colorado

Mystery fliers about candidates in elections that don’t say who paid for them will still be allowed in Colorado after a law supporters said would […]...

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April 27, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

In Colorado, lawmakers clash over a dark money loophole

During Colorado’s November legislative elections, mysterious fliers fluttered around the districts in some of the state’s most hotly contested races. The anonymous glossy fliers lacked the […]...

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April 13, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

A dark money lawsuit, a colorful cast of characters, and Colorado’s citizen campaign finance cop

It sounds like the beginning of a joke: A former GOP congressman, a Koch-connected talk radio host, a pastor who once conducted an exorcism of […]...

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April 4, 2017 In-Depth, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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

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We at The Indy send a delighted thank you to our readers who were able to make Friday night’s fundraiser at the Mercury Café! It was a […]

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What a dearth of teachers means for a school in a one-stoplight Colorado town

OTIS — Late last spring, after five of her two dozen teachers resigned with no replacements in sight, Superintendent Kendra Anderson reassured her school’s anxious […]

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