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Guest Post: The people’s fight for open government It is up...

A major battle plays out daily in Colorado as some of our elected and appointed officials — all of whom took a solemn oath...

Calling out ‘Dark Content’ in Colorado news outlets Your weekly roundup...

Local news publishers are struggling. We all get that. And over the years they might have made compromises because of economic realities. For some,...

‘Objective’ but ‘also human’ West Slope journalists reflect on sex assault...

This summer, the Swift Communications-owned Steamboat Pilot newspaper wrapped up an eight-week series called "In Our Shoes" about sexual assault in Routt County. "The name for the series originated...

A judge awarded five Colorado news outlets $30,000 in attorney fees...

Looks like taxpayers in conservative El Paso County could see their local government fork over $30,000 in money to five news outlets after a...

Denver Post yanks back its 2014 endorsement of Cory Gardner: ‘We see...

In an eye-opening move, the Denver Post on Thursday reversed its 2014 endorsement of U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner after the Republican senator from Yuma stuck with...

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...

Willfully violating Colorado’s Open Record Act will no longer be a...

It’s been on the books since the state legislature adopted the Colorado Open Records Act nearly a half-century ago: Anyone who “willfully and knowingly” violates the...

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...

ACLU files FOIA suit for documents related to ‘Muslim ban’ implementation

The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit Tuesday demanding information about President Donald Trump’s executive orders restricting immigration...

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  Colorado's Open Records Act is an old law with some outdated provisions in it.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...