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Tag Archives: Independent Ethics Commission

Audit raises more questions about Secretary of State’s budget

Colorado auditors found that the department failed to follow rules when conducting roughly $80,000 worth of financial transactions....

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February 13, 2014 State Budget, The Mix, Uncategorized
Suthers Backs Gessler Effort to Set Up Personal Criminal Defense Fund

Suthers Backs Gessler Effort to Set Up Personal Criminal Defense Fund

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers' office this week made what's sure to be a controversial decision to officially support Secretary of State Scott Gessler's effort to establish a legal defense fund. The fund would host contributions from private donors willing...

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January 11, 2013 Center Well, Politics
Ethics Commission rules: No soup for you!

Ethics Commission rules: No soup for you!

The first letter ruling issued by the Colorado Independent Ethics Commission Wednesday settled a matter of grave importance — whether lobbyists can override Amendment 41 and buy lunch for a public official at a members-only club....

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February 5, 2009 Blog, Politics
Legislative ethics panel throws out influence complaint against Balmer

Legislative ethics panel throws out influence complaint against Balmer

The Colorado House Ethics Committee voted unanimously Wednesday morning to dismiss a complaint against state Rep. David Balmer, a Centennial Republican, who faced charges he improperly tried to influence a leadership election to succeed House Minority Leader Mike May last...

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January 28, 2009 Center Well, Politics, Top Stories

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Climate paradox: More snow, less water?

Juggling Colorado’s already stretched water resources is going to get even tougher in the decades ahead.

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THE BLOGS

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Mike Keefe’s animal magnetism

The Colorado Independent and Beacon Reader have joined forces to help bring Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Mike Keefe’s work back to Colorado readers on a weekly basis.

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EVENTS

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Watch: Pulitzer-winning Mike Keefe talks cartooning, independent media

Mike Keefe has been a Colorado editorial cartoonist for three decades. He left the downsizing Denver Post in 2011, the year after he won a Pulitzer prize, and now he’s working with the Colorado Independent. Join our virtual event.

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