Tag Archives: Colorado Ethics Watch

Denver tries to spur condo construction by limiting homeowners’ right to sue

Monday Denver became the latest municipality to enact so-called construction defects reform. City Council approved a proposal out of the Mayor’s office that will make it harder […]...

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November 24, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Mix

Dark money, lies and disclosure in the JeffCo school board race

Groups opposed to the recall of three conservative Jefferson County Board of Education members are doing their best to keep under wraps how much they’re […]...

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October 30, 2015 Education, In-Depth, Just In, The Mix

Ken Witt launches “political stunt” filing meaningless ethics complaint against himself and fellow JeffCo school board members

Jeffco School Board President Ken Witt Thursday said he would seek an advisory opinion with the Colorado Ethics Commission over possible violations by the board […]...

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October 8, 2015 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

State Supreme Court weighs Colorado Ethics Commission’s secrecy

The Colorado Supreme Court now has two cases before it that could either affirm or weaken the authority of the Colorado Independent Ethics Commission to […]...

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September 21, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Cynthia Coffman’s private-meeting invitation irks SW Colorado public officials

At the peak of the Animas River crisis, Cynthia Coffman reached out to the Durango City Council and La Plata County Commission and invited each […]...

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August 24, 2015 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Colorado is spending $343,473-plus on Scott Gessler’s $1,396.89 ethics violation

Former Secretary of State Scott Gessler’s fight with the Independent Ethics Commission over how he spent $1396.89 in office has already cost Coloradans $343,473, and the […]...

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August 17, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Antiabortion group blows off court ordered fine and paperwork

Troubles aren’t over for the antiabortion political organization Colorado Campaign for Life. First it lost a federal lawsuit filed against Colorado Ethics Watch. Now the […]...

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August 17, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, Colorado Campaign for Life lose Colorado Ethics Watch lawsuit

This week, a federal judge tossed out a lawsuit filed by Rocky Mountain Gun Owners and Colorado Campaign for Life against Colorado Ethics Watch. Judge […]...

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August 14, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Third appeal: Scott Gessler fights his ethics charge at taxpayers’ expense – again

Scott Gessler is no longer the Secretary of State, but Colorado taxpayers will keep footing the bill for his legal defense as his fight against a three-year-old […]...

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August 11, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Big money in Denver elections: “Developers run this city”

Look around Denver. It’s clear. New construction is king in the Mile High City. And it’s not just the landscape developers are dominating. It’s politics, […]...

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August 7, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix


Video: Meet Denver’s district attorney candidates

The Colorado Independent hosted an Oct. 20 discussion between three of Denver’s four district attorney candidates at Denver Open Media. The video, below, is preceded by […]

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