Editorial: Kudos to 2 legislators determined to make the other 98 stop violating open meeting laws

Aurora Sentinel: Colorado owes a debt of gratitude to two Democratic House state legislators trying to make headway in halting the glaring abuse of open meeting laws by lawmakers from both parties.

Democratic state representatives Elisabeth Epps, of Denver, and Bob Marshall, of Highlands Ranch, filed a 13-page complaint June 7 in Denver District Court detailing the offenses.

The lawsuit seeks to stop legislative Democrats and Republicans from conducting what is clearly the public’s business in closed meetings they hold regularly during the 120-day legislative session, dubbed “caucus meetings.”

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