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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

Oil-and-gas group failed to file finance reports in Loveland fracking election

“If the group accepted donations and made direct appeals to voters to support or oppose the initiative, then they fall under the requirements of the city charter and should have filed reports with the city."...

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July 7, 2014 Elections 2014, Environment/Energy, Political Ad Watch, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Citizens United must disclose funders of Colorado politics documentary

As the Supreme Court said in the case that bears Citizens United’s name, the public has a right to know who is spending money to influence their vote as an election nears....

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June 6, 2014 Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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VIDEO: Drilling into Colorado fracking

In April, The Colorado Independent hosted a panel discussion at Denver Open Media about fracking in Colorado. It was hosted by former Managing Editor John […]

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