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Tag Archives: freedom of information

Denver denies open records request for call logs tied to a city-issued cellphone

Tim Lomas was puzzled over the summer when a Denver city inspector quickly closed the complaint he had filed about his neighbor’s dog-grooming business. “To […]...

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November 14, 2017 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

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 […]...

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May 13, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Amended bill requires public disclosures for nonprofits serving people with disabilities

Although nonprofits serving people with disabilities in Colorado won’t be subject to the state’s open-records law, it appears they will be required to provide the […]...

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May 4, 2016 Health, Just In, The Mix

Parents to lawmakers: Open records of nonprofits serving people with disabilities

Twenty Colorado nonprofits that spend public dollars to serve people with disabilities should be required like government agencies to provide detailed financial records and other information […]...

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February 2, 2016 Health, Just In, Politics, The Mix

Colorado legislators move to formalize open-data program in Secretary of State’s office

  Colorado lawmakers are taking steps to formalize a 2½-year-old pilot program that encourages state government agencies to “streamline access to public data” by making […]...

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February 1, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Media groups, CFOIC ask state Supreme Court to order unsealing of Planned Parenthood affidavits

Currently, the records in the case against Planned Parenthood shooter Robert Lewis Dear have been sealed by an El Paso County District Court judge. Media […]...

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January 18, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized
Durango City Council Forbids Photos of Public Documents

Durango City Council Forbids Photos of Public Documents

By and large, Durango’s new policy to charge 25 cents per page after the first ten pages of copied public records, and to charge an hourly fee of $30 for document research exceeding 15 minutes, is neither unusual, nor outside...

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June 21, 2013 Center Well, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Politics

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Hickenlooper calls his executive order for orphan gas wells the ‘second-best solution’

Colorado’s Democratic governor, John Hickenlooper, on Wednesday signed an executive order focused on addressing the safety concerns around orphaned wells— while simultaneously admitting that the […]

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