Tag Archives: #opengov

Lawmakers — again — consider subjecting Colorado’s judicial branch to open records laws

For the third consecutive year, a committee of lawmakers discussed whether the administrative records of the state’s judicial branch should be subject to the Colorado […]...

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March 9, 2018 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Meet the ‘world’s only full-time hemp reporter’— right here in Colorado

News readers in Colorado might recognize the name Kristen Wyatt, who wrote for The Associated Press for 17 years— her last seven as Colorado’s statehouse reporter. But […]...

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December 15, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Should judges in Colorado be able to seal criminal court records without a uniform standard on secrecy?

In a terse letter, a committee of the Colorado Supreme Court has rejected CFOIC’s call for a uniform standard for sealing court files in criminal […]...

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December 13, 2017 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix, Uncategorized

‘Collusive newspaper’ claim vs. ‘real threat’ of hedge-fund journalism in Colorado

There’s a lot to say about newspaper ownership in Colorado these days and what it means for readers. Big changes have rumbled the landscape in […]...

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September 29, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Willfully violating Colorado’s Open Record Act will no longer be a crime

It’s been on the books since the state legislature adopted the Colorado Open Records Act nearly a half-century ago: Anyone who “willfully and knowingly” violates the statute […]...

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July 28, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Colorado #OpenGov group to Aurora theater shooter: Tell us how much we spent on you

Nearly two years after a jury convicted James Holmes of murdering 12 people and wounding 70 others at an Aurora movie theater, Colorado taxpayers still […]...

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June 8, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

To cut costs The Denver Post will move its newsroom out of Denver

The iconic, curved cruise-ship-looking white and green-tinted glass Denver Post headquarters in downtown Denver near the Capitol will move its newsroom and advertising departments to the paper’s […]...

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May 12, 2017 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

New law in Colorado: You have to ‘cool-off’ before suing for a public record

Colorado Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper signed legislation Thursday that requires a “cooling-off period” when open-records disputes reach the point where litigation is being considered. With […]...

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May 5, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Unaffiliated? You can vote in Colorado’s 2018 party primaries. But should the party you choose be public information?

Next year, unaffiliated voters —the state’s largest voting bloc—for the first time will be able to help choose the Democratic or Republican nominee in a […]...

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May 1, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

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Colorado Attorney General candidate debate on March 15. All invited.

The Colorado Criminal Defense Bar (CCDB) and the Community College of Denver (CCD) Paralegal Program are holding a public debate for the candidates seeking the position […]

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Republicans running for Colorado governor would— and wouldn’t— ban bump stocks, and one of them gets out front on gun violence

Amid a gun policy debate gripping the nation in the wake of multiple mass shootings, one illuminating aspect can be found in the Republican primary […]

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