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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...

Lawmakers — again — consider subjecting Colorado’s judicial branch to open...

For the third consecutive year, a committee of lawmakers discussed whether the administrative records of the state’s judicial branch should be subject to the...

Five(ish) takeaways from the 2017 legislative session

The 2017 legislative session may have done more for rural Colorado than any session in the past two decades.   “Rural, rural, rural! Music to my...

New law in Colorado: You have to ‘cool-off’ before suing for...

Colorado Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper signed legislation Thursday that requires a “cooling-off period” when open-records disputes reach the point where litigation is being considered. With...

Leslie Weise: Winner of The Colorado Independent’s 2017 Whistleblower Award

First Leslie Weise blew the whistle. And then she faced jail time. It all started two years ago with what seemed like a simple...

Could more transparency come to Colorado this year?

  Colorado's Open Records Act is an old law with some outdated provisions in it. Last year, state legislation failed that would help align the law...

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...

Colorado’s High Court won’t hear teachers’ union appeal in sick-leave open...

  The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday declined to review a state appeals court decision holding that sick-leave records are not part of a public...

District bills parent $438 to see her son’s school records, $129...

This story originally appeared on the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition website.  Connie Sack was stunned when she received two invoices from the Keenesburg school...

Open-government wins and losses in the 2016 Colorado legislative session

Colorado lawmakers in 2016 rejected an opportunity to bring the state’s open-records law into the 21st century. They also decided that wage-law violations should remain...