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Ex-Denver Post journalists launched a new publication with crypto backing

In 1833, The New York Sun revolutionized journalism as a pioneer of the penny press. In 2018, a new startup called The Colorado Sun is hoping to do the...

Hickenlooper vetoes bill to limit public access to child autopsy reports,...

Gov. John Hickenlooper vetoed a proposed law Friday that would have limited public access to child autopsy reports in an effort to protect the...

Lawmakers vote to close child autopsy reports, put burden on the...

Colorado lawmakers are poised to close public access to autopsy reports on minors, bowing to a request from county coroners who say disclosure of...

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...

Supreme Court orders judge to justify hiding records about misconduct in...

The state Supreme Court has granted The Colorado Independent’s emergency petition for help in our fight to unseal records about prosecutorial misconduct in a...

Lawsuit challenges Aurora’s ‘blanket policy’ of rejecting requests for police internal...

The city of Aurora’s “blanket policy” of denying open records requests for police internal affairs files, apparently without regard to the facts and circumstances...

Should judges in Colorado be able to seal criminal court records...

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...

Attorney General’s office opposes 2017 open records legislation

This story was originally published by the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition.  After months of work by stakeholders, proposed 2017 legislation is taking shape that...

Government employee records in Colorado: What’s confidential, what’s not?

Colorado’s open-records law is clear: A government employee’s personnel file is off limits to the public.

A mother’s quest for police records on the death of her...

Rochelle Reynolds had lots of questions after her 25-year-old son, John, died following an early-morning encounter with police in the western Colorado town of...