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Tag Archives: Amendment 41

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

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

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
In response to records request, Gov. Ritter issues new ethics order

In response to records request, Gov. Ritter issues new ethics order

Monday, Governor Ritter issued an executive order requiring his cabinet members and senior staff to submit conflict of interest disclosure reports by 25 October. The […]...

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October 6, 2009 Blog, Politics
Ethics panel hands over notes from closed meetings to judge for review

Ethics panel hands over notes from closed meetings to judge for review

The state's top ethics panel has turned over to the Denver District Court copies of all the notes and other records made during five secret meetings a judge said were held in violation of Colorado Open Meetings Law. The judge...

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September 4, 2009 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Judge: Colorado’s top ethics panel broke open meetings law

Judge: Colorado’s top ethics panel broke open meetings law

DENVER — The Colorado Independent Ethics Commission violated the state's Open Meetings Law when it failed to convene a dozen closed-door meetings held earlier this year according to strict legal requirements, a Denver District Court judge has ruled. Because the...

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September 2, 2009 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
Redacted recordings of Colorado ethics commission closed meetings

Redacted recordings of Colorado ethics commission closed meetings

Below are the redacted recordings of seven closed-door meetings released by the Colorado Independent Ethics Commission following an open records request by The Colorado Independent […]...

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August 13, 2009 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
State’s top ethics panel agrees during secret enclave: We’re no star chamber

State’s top ethics panel agrees during secret enclave: We’re no star chamber

No group empowered to pass judgment wants to think of itself as a “star chamber,” least of all the Colorado panel that, until recently, regularly […]...

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August 6, 2009 Blog, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics
Recordings: Ethics panel deliberated, reached decisions in secret meetings

Recordings: Ethics panel deliberated, reached decisions in secret meetings

The state's top ethics panel routinely deliberated in private only to emerge with positions ready for adoption in swift, unanimous public votes, audio recordings of the closed-door meetings reveal. The Colorado Independent Ethics Commission also discussed topics in executive session...

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August 6, 2009 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics, Top Stories
Anatomy of a decision: Ethics panel reaches agreement in secret meeting

Anatomy of a decision: Ethics panel reaches agreement in secret meeting

What does it look like when a government body debates and makes decisions in a closed-door executive session? Pretty much the same as it would in public -- which the law requires -- except that only the meeting's participants get...

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August 6, 2009 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

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In Colorado, Democrats see a strong money haul as GOP relies on super PACs

Call Wednesday’s filing deadline the calm-before-the-general-election storm — the first time candidates and campaigns had to show the public their books since the June 26 […]

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