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Could more transparency come to Colorado this year?

  Colorado’s Open Records Act is an old law with some outdated provisions in it. Last year, state legislation failed that would help align the […]...

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February 3, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

Attorney General’s office opposes 2017 open records legislation

This story was originally published by the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition.  After months of work by stakeholders, proposed 2017 legislation is taking shape that […]...

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December 6, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado’s High Court won’t hear teachers’ union appeal in sick-leave open records case

  The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday declined to review a state appeals court decision holding that sick-leave records are not part of a public […]...

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August 1, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

District bills parent $438 to see her son’s school records, $129 for copies

This story originally appeared on the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition website.  Connie Sack was stunned when she received two invoices from the Keenesburg school […]...

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

Open-government wins and losses in the 2016 Colorado legislative session

Colorado lawmakers in 2016 rejected an opportunity to bring the state’s open-records law into the 21st century. They also decided that wage-law violations should remain […]...

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May 13, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Senate committee kills measure to open records on wage-law violations

With no discussion, a Senate committee late last week killed legislation that would have allowed the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment to disclose whether a company has cheated its workers....

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May 11, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado House panel votes to crack open records on wage-law violations

  Information on employers who violate wage laws in Colorado shouldn’t be considered confidential “trade secrets,” a panel of state lawmakers decided Wednesday. Currently, as […]...

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April 22, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

High Court to Planned Parenthood shooting judge: Rethink sealing records

The Colorado Supreme Court has asked the judge overseeing the case against Robert Dear to rethink sealing certain records related to the Black Friday Planned Parenthood clinic shooting […]...

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March 21, 2016 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Database records bill dies, but hope for compromise remains

Opposition from a state agency and several local governments Wednesday doomed proposed legislation intended to modernize Colorado’s open-records law by requiring that public records kept […]...

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February 26, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Opening records of disability nonprofits: ‘Impossible.’ Really?

The bill is still alive, but it’s becoming clear that 20 nonprofits serving people with disabilities won’t be covered by the Colorado Open Records Act […]...

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February 24, 2016 Health, Just In, The Mix

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WATCH: The Cory Gardner town hall without Cory Gardner

When Republican Sen. Cory Gardner wouldn’t respond to requests for a live town hall while he’s home on break from Congress this week, his constituents […]

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The Home Front: With legal weed in the crosshairs, behold Colorado’s beard industry

“States where recreational marijuana is legal will be subject to ‘greater enforcement’ under the Trump administration, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday,” according to […]

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