Editorial: Oh those pesky transparency laws!

The Daily Sentinel: Apparently, transparency is for suckers.

Two freshman Democrats have filed a lawsuit against the leadership of both parties in the state House of Representatives alleging routine violations of the Colorado Open Meetings Law.

We’re no strangers to writing about violations of Colorado’s sunshine laws — usually when they involve elected officials at the local level. But for the folks who actually write the laws of the state to be accused of violating them reinforces our ugliest perceptions of legislators as an entitled class of hypocrites.

Reps. Elisabeth Epps and Bob Marshall filed the lawsuit, apparently in a last-ditch attempt to draw some attention to a problem that hardly anyone is willing to acknowledge, much less fix.

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