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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.

Ward Connerly’s Anti-Affirmative Action Machine

Just who is Ward Connerly and why does he want to change Colorado's Constitution?Twelve years ago, Connerly was the public face of California's Proposition...

Amendment 31: Fighting Misleading Petitioners Isn’t Easy

Tracy Sear's interactions with two Amendment 31 petition circulators occurred on Feb. 8 and Feb. 9. "The first time I was coming out of...

‘Basically, They Lied To Me’

Every day at the light rail stop at Auraria campus in downtown Denver, Chloe Johnson encounters a handful of petitioners gathering signatures. "Would you...

31 Versus 61: Flip Sides Of The Discrimination Coin

Amendment 31, meet Amendment 61 - otherwise known as Colorado civil rights activists' answer to California millionaire Ward Connerly's efforts to outlaw affirmative action...

Amendment 31: Civil Rights Or Civil Wrongs?

The paid petition circulators are already out in force. Standing with their clipboards in front of King Soopers and Safeway and Target stores, they...
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