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Secretive lobbying group heads to Denver next week. Here’s what you need to know

Updated to add statement from Rep. Leslie Herod of Denver. As a powerful organization backed by some of the nation’s wealthiest conservative families prepares to […]...

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July 13, 2017 Campaign Finance, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

The winner of the 2016 election in Colorado just may be Wayne Williams

This week, Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams finally roared. What set him off? Not claims of a rigged election. Not the signatures of dead […]...

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December 9, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix
Gessler’s proposed changes to election rules draw heated objections

Gessler’s proposed changes to election rules draw heated objections

Over the course of a five-hour rulemaking hearing Monday, Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler probably got the message that a lot of people are unhappy with proposed rules that would stop county clerks from mailing ballots to inactive voters...

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July 26, 2012 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
Records detail secret meeting between oil executives, government officials

Records detail secret meeting between oil executives, government officials

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Newly released documents confirm that politicians and industry representatives secretly met in March to hammer out a position on the Bureau of Land Management's plan to scale back available lands in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming for oil shale...

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June 18, 2012 Center Well, Environment/Energy, Politics, Top Stories
Gessler rule slapped down by judge in campaign finance case

Gessler rule slapped down by judge in campaign finance case

Denver District Court Judge Bruce Jones ruled Thursday (pdf) that Secretary of State Scott Gessler overreached last summer when, through rulemaking, he raised constitutionally established donation disclosure limits for issue committees in the state. Judge Jones signaled during...

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November 17, 2011 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Defiant Coffman sure to turn to middle in new tossup 6th District

Defiant Coffman sure to turn to middle in new tossup 6th District

In his more than 20-year political career, Colorado 6th District Republican Congressman Mike Cofffman has never lost an election. Before heading to Capitol Hill, he was a state representative and senator, then state treasurer and then briefly secretary of state....

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November 15, 2011 Center Well, Politics

Secretary of State Gessler stuns again with ‘breathtaking’ stance on issue committees

Government watchdog group Colorado Ethics Watch has been engaged in a legal back and forth with Secretary of State Scott Gessler over a campaign finance rule adopted by Secretary of State last spring. In a brief filed with a...

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September 30, 2011 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories
Watchdog groups demand secretary of state accept incomplete voter registrations

Watchdog groups demand secretary of state accept incomplete voter registrations

Voting rights experts upbraided Colorado Secretary of State Mike Coffman today for shirking federal law by rejecting as many as 10,000 new voter applications. In a letter to Coffman, representatives of eight organizations, including the American Civil Liberties...

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October 13, 2008 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories

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The Home Front: Longmont coughs up $200,000 for ‘warrantless police dog searches’ at a subsidized apartment

“Longmont on Tuesday announced that it has agreed to pay $210,000 to four tenants of The Suites and their ACLU attorneys as part of a […]

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