First Leslie Weise blew the whistle. And then she faced jail time. It all started two years ago with what seemed like a simple question: Is Colorado Springs’ downtown power plant, which is fueled by coal, polluting the air her young son breathes?
Emails involving government business that Councilman Art Daily sent and received using a private account qualify as public records, according to Aspen’s city attorney.
House Bill 1313 requires that police and prosecutors across the state report the property they seized, how it was forfeited, whether the suspect was convicted of a crime, and how they used the proceeds.
Just as Steve Ballmer launched a $10million+ USAFacts.org website dedicated to increasing government transparency, Colorado saw its own nonprofit transparency website launch with ompnetwork.org.
Colorado lawmakers have a chance in the next couple weeks to close a black hole in the campaign finance universe that is sucking all the light out of politics.
Reporter Nick Coltrain was recognized as this year’s Society of Professional Journalists First Amendment Award winner, one of the highest honors in the state.
When a state senator accused The Sentinel of being fake news, he was deliberately attempting to delegitimize a credible news source in order to avoid being held accountable by it. I have consulted outside counsel about the claim, and the merits remain sound. That said, there are some non-merits-related issues that give me pause.
Denver Water spent thousands of public dollars crafting a response to a Denver7 investigation into the public utility’s executive team bonuses and spending, internal documents reveal.
Fort Collins police say that officers’ body-mounted cameras captured at least two different perspectives from the now-viral arrest of 22-year-old Michaella Surat. The footage captured could provide context of the minutes leading up to Surat’s arrest, but it remains under wraps, even as the officer involved has been placed on leave pending an investigation into his use of force.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit demanding information about President Donald Trump’s executive orders restricting immigration and travel from Muslim-majority nations.