A Delta County organization plans to file suit against the Delta County Commission, contending that the county’s budget process is flawed and was conducted without appropriate transparency. The suit will seek a permanent injunction against “routine practices” by the county that contravene Colorado Open Meetings laws and laws governing the drafting of local government budgets.
A judge has ordered that information in the case of a missing teen not be released by law enforcement or several other agencies any longer.
Colorado’s judicial system is shrouding in secrecy documents about prosecutorial misconduct in the case against Sir Mario Owens, a death row inmate convicted of murdering a state lawmaker’s son.
There have been at least a handful of formal sexual harassment complaints filed against Colorado lawmakers in recent weeks amidst a national wave of sexual harassment allegations, but beyond those it’s nearly impossible to tell how prevalent sexual harassment complaints are under Denver’s gold dome.
The Pagosa Peak Charter School board released an executive session recording to The Sun after the board president acknowledged, “We did not enter that session with a sufficient explanation of why we were entering that session.”
Colorado lobbyists representing the Denver Broncos, Peabody Energy, Dow Chemical, United Airlines and a host of other companies didn’t report income from their clients in 2017. Because several of the lobbyists work for law firms, the lobbyists are paid by the firm, not from specific clients. According to the Secretary of State’s office, that means they don’t necessarily have to report income from specific clients.
The University of Colorado is so serious about keeping beloved buffalo mascot Ralphie’s home location secret, officials redacted her ranch name and location from a Daily Camera records request, citing a provision created after 9/11 to protect against the release of sensitive security matters.
Now that the 2017 election year has to come to a close, it’s a good time to reflect on the current state of our electoral system and our ability as a society to attract the best and brightest to serve in government at all levels — from our local offices to the highest in the land. One clear example of a hindrance for us to attract the very best is evidenced by a wacky summer of Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) requests.
A Boulder District judge has ruled against a Gunbarrel resident who had alleged in a lawsuit that the Boulder County commissioners and their staff violated the Colorado Open Records Act.
The General Assembly’s workplace harassment policy prevents virtually anyone — except those who file a complaint or are charged with a violation — from talking about what’s going on.