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Ken Witt launches “political stunt” filing meaningless ethics complaint against himself and fellow JeffCo school board members

Jeffco School Board President Ken Witt Thursday said he would seek an advisory opinion with the Colorado Ethics Commission over possible violations by the board […]...

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October 8, 2015 Education, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

State Supreme Court weighs Colorado Ethics Commission’s secrecy

The Colorado Supreme Court now has two cases before it that could either affirm or weaken the authority of the Colorado Independent Ethics Commission to […]...

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September 21, 2015 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

Third appeal: Scott Gessler fights his ethics charge at taxpayers’ expense – again

Scott Gessler is no longer the Secretary of State, but Colorado taxpayers will keep footing the bill for his legal defense as his fight against a three-year-old […]...

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August 11, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Appeal denied: Former Secretary of State Scott Gessler violated public trust

Former Secretary of State Scott Gessler broke the rules and violated the public trust by spending Secretary of State office money for personal and political […]...

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May 7, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Construction-defects reformer Mayor Hancock makes campaign calls from office of Colorado’s largest homebuilder

On the morning of January 29, 2015, incumbent Mayoral candidate Michael Hancock spent 90 minutes making campaign calls from the offices of Oakwood Homes, “Colorado’s […]...

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May 1, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

Dr. Chaps’s nonprofit fails to file papers, legal charity status suspended

Controversial state Rep. Gordon “Dr. Chaps” Klingenschmitt’s nonprofit “Pray in Jesus [sic] Name” has failed to file the proper paperwork with the state, a lapse […]...

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January 27, 2015 Just In

CO high court denies Gessler appeal, ending campaign finance disclosure case

DENVER — The Colorado Supreme Court yesterday ended a multi-year battle over campaign finance rules that pitted Secretary of State Scott Gessler against nonprofits Colorado […]...

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December 10, 2014 Just In

Rocky Mountain Gun Owners: We’re suing secretary of state, Ethics Watch

Colorado’s rough-and-tumble politics firearm-liberty group Rocky Mountain Gun Owners is headed back to court. It is suing the secretary of state’s office and nonprofit Colorado […]...

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October 20, 2014 Elections 2014, Just In

Colorado judge: State political parties can form Super PACs

The Colorado Republican Party has won the campaign finance lottery. It got the go ahead to form an independent expenditure committee, or Super PAC, from Second District Court Judge Robert McGahey....

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October 2, 2014 Elections 2014, Politics, The Beats, The Mix


Video: Meet Denver’s district attorney candidates

The Colorado Independent hosted an Oct. 20 discussion between three of Denver’s four district attorney candidates at Denver Open Media. The video, below, is preceded by […]

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