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Ethics complaints on two lawmakers moves forward

Two ethics complaints against state lawmakers moved forward on Monday, one to a formal hearing and a second to another round in September. The Colorado […]...

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July 25, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

State Sen. Marble slapped with ethics complaint for oil/gas event

A Colorado state senator may have run afoul of ethics laws by allowing, as alleged in an ethics complaint, an oil and gas company to […]...

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May 9, 2017 Campaign Finance, Capitol Dispatch, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado lawmaker facing ethics complaint

Colorado’s ethics watchdog has decided to proceed with a complaint against Republican Rep. Kim Ransom of Lone Tree for allegedly violating the state’s ban on gifts […]...

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January 25, 2017 Capitol Dispatch, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Independent Ethics Commission shuts down public livestream of meeting

The conflict over a lack of transparency at Colorado’s Independent Ethics Commission came to a head Thursday when Colorado Ethics Watch set up a live […]...

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June 30, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Lawmakers fail to reform Colorado’s Ethics Commission

The Republican-controlled Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee shot down a bill Monday that would have begun to reform Colorado’s Independent Ethics Commission. The […]...

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May 10, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Court: Ethics Commission’s frivolous complaint rulings are final

Once Colorado’s secretive Independent Ethics Commission dismisses a complaint as frivolous, it cannot be appealed to any higher court.  That’s the decision the Colorado Supreme […]...

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April 25, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Colorado’s Independent Ethics Commission resists reform

  A bill to reform Colorado’s Independent Ethics Commission outraged its Chair Bill Leone, who led the commission in taking a hard line on the […]...

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March 11, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

Ethics Commission reform survives Republican ‘no’ votes

  A bill to clean up the state Independent Ethics Commission narrowly passed its first committee hearing Tuesday, despite opposition from Republicans and commission chair Bill Leone. […]...

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March 8, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Audit: Colorado’s Ethics Commission has questionable ethics

Sloppy record keeping. Failure to follow the state’s open meetings and open records laws. Baffling instructions to anyone brave enough to file a complaint. Those are a […]...

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March 8, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, 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

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7/20/18 The Red Tent

Red Tent Bazaar Fundraiser for The Colorado Independent Wear red and join us for a night of drinks, music, dancing and laughter to benefit The […]

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The Home Front: Methane leaks from oil and gas industry ‘offset much of the climate benefits of burning natural gas,’ study says

“The U.S. oil and gas industry emits 13 million metric tons of methane from its operations each year – nearly 60 percent more than current […]

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