Tag Archives: Cora

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

Proposed school board ethics commission would hear open-meetings, open-records complaints

As a target of last fall’s recall election in Jefferson County, the now former president of the school board hoped to prove his critics wrong […]...

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February 3, 2016 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Colorado Ethics Watch nudges Jeffco school board: Stop violating Colorado Open Records Act

The embattled Jefferson County School Board, which has been accused of violating the Colorado Open Records Act by failing to have an email retention policy, […]...

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July 31, 2015 Education, Just In, The Mix

Homebrew: The Southern Colorado Growers Association digs up dirt on anti-pot activists

CORA Late Pueblo City Councilman Chris Nicoll is up in arms that The Southern Colorado Growers Association has been digging up information on two anti-pot […]...

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May 4, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Uncategorized, Wiretap

A bull market: The rising cost of public records

Many city, county and state government offices are charging increasingly high fees for public documents in a state that helped pioneer the national movement for government transparency and unfettered access to public records....

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March 18, 2014 Reporter's Notebook, The Blogs


Truth, Lies and Videotape: Political TV ads in an election year

Feeling bombarded with all of the political ads on TV this time of year? Ready to tune out of campaign season? Don’t get overwhelmed – […]

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