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Colorado bill would open records on completed police internal affairs investigations

Colorado would join a dozen other states that require public disclosure of internal records on police misconduct under legislation introduced in the House on...

Black pastors denounce Denver Sheriff’s Department for ‘Jim Crow-like behavior’

Outraged by misconduct in the Denver Sheriff’s Department, a coalition of African-American pastors is demanding that Mayor Michael Hancock’s administration implement reform.

ACLU Still Pushing for Secret Nathan Dunlap Execution Documents

When Gov. John Hickenlooper this week blocked the execution of Nathan Dunlap, he called for a statewide conversation about the death penalty. His decision to reprieve the Chuck E. Cheese’s murderer came weeks after Colorado lawmakers killed a bill to abolish capital punishment on grounds that the topic needs more public debate.

Registration errors may thwart thousands of new voters from casting mail-in...

For weeks, the election season mantra in Colorado has been “vote by mail.” But that advice may cause some problems down the line, when new voters with incomplete registrations don’t receive their ballots. Governor Bill Ritter and several county clerks have consistently urged people to vote by mail this year, a practice thought to alleviate long lines at the polling places on Election Day. As of last week, more than 1.3 million voters in the state had requested mail-in ballots.
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