The Colorado Sun: A question for the powers that be in Denver: If you could reduce fraud against the state and its municipalities and recover millions of dollars a year in the process, would you do it?
Clearly a no-brainer, by any measure. Especially these days, with Colorado —like the feds and most states — pumping out so much funding for both new infrastructure and Covid relief.
Enter House Bill 22-1119, which would enact the State’s first full-fledged False Claims Act. Modeled after the federal statute, the law would allow for whistleblowers to serve as private attorneys general and sue those committing fraud against the state (and local governments too), rewarding them with up to 30% of any recovery.
Visit The Colorado Sun for more.