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Sen. Brophy happily avoiding Denver traffic and newspaper reports

Colorado Republican state Senator Greg Brophy tweets this past weekend that he was back in small town Wray where he lives far from the...

Penry email strategy garners increased scrutiny

Building from reports last month on a possible breach of campaign-finance regulations, Colorado Ethics Watch has filed a Colorado Opens Record Act request to determine whether the government-funded Colorado Senate Minority Office provided the gubernatorial campaign of Senate Minority Leader Josh Penry (R-Grand Junction) with email contact lists. Colorado law prohibits state agencies from providing contributions to a campaign. Ethics Watch contends the email lists are valuable and would amount to a campaign contribution.

Colo. Senate GOP hosting Internet ‘attack site’

Colorado Senate News.com, that rich vein of "news and information from the Senate Minority Office," has morphed from a public relations faux-news outlet to an Internet "attack site"! Surfing to the Web address brings notices not to open the site because it may "try to install programs that steal private information, use your computer to attack others or damage your system."

Ritter responds to GOP on Gitmo: ‘They’re just making stuff up’

Gov. Bill Ritter's office pulled no punches Tuesday morning responding to a report that the communication arm of the Colorado Senate Minority Office edited a radio interview to make it seem as though Ritter had changed his position on housing Guantanamo detainees in Colorado. "They're just making stuff up," Ritter spokesman Evan Dreyer wrote in an e-mail to the Colorado Independent. "Nothing new for them, though."

Ethics Group Claims Denver Officials Ignoring Complaint

A local watchdog group is accusing the Denver District Attorney's Office of stonewalling a criminal investigation into whether a state senator broke the law.Colorado...

Ethics Group Wants Action Against State Minority Leader

The Denver District Attorney's office is balking on a case that could land one of the state's leading politicians in legal trouble. That's according...

Three Strikes and You’re Still in the Ball Game

The Republican Party may use the elephant as a logo, but it sure isn't because it represents long memories, especially for the Republican Senate...

Minority Office Attack Raises More Questions

As was reported by Colorado Confidential on Monday, Colorado Citizens for Ethics in Government (CCEG), a local non-profit and non-partisan watchdog group, submitted letters...

Ethics Watchdog Calls for Probe of Senate Minority Office

Colorado Citizens for Ethics in Government (CCEG) submitted letters today to Governor Bill Ritter and District Attorney Mitch Morrissey to launch a full investigation...

A Tale of Two Web Sites

The apparent pretext behind Colorado Senate News.com, the official communications hub for the Senate Minority Communications Office, is as important as recently discovered revelations...