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Colorado Open Records Act

Sunshine... There's an App for That

Peg Perl | Posted 05.14.2013 | Denver
Peg Perl

It's national Sunshine Week -- a time to promote awareness and discussion about the importance of open government and freedom of information.

Colo. Open Records Reform Draws Ire Of Accountability Activists

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 02.19.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. It is a bill good-government activists were supposed to get behind enthusiastically. Freshman Rep....

In Colorado, Open Records Law Can Be a Weapon Against Transparency

Luis Toro | Posted 08.01.2012 | Denver
Luis Toro

Coloradans have allowed our state's aversion to taxation to trump our desire for open government, while government lawyers have figured out how to put citizens seeking public records on the defensive.

It's No Secret: Should Your Ballot Be Public?

Posted 03.08.2012 | Denver

Colorado's Secretary of State Scott Gessler (recently nicknamed the "honey badger" in homage to a sassy viral video), oft laments the negative media c...

Pinnacol Appeals Judge's Ruling On Pebble Beach Records

KMGH | Tom Burke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER -- Pinnacol Assurance has filed an appeal to a judge's ruling that ordered the worker's compensation insurer turn over receipts and other recor...

Colorado Public Schools Scramble To Comply With Open Records Related To Funding Lawsuit

The Coloradoan | Marcy Miranda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

More than 150 Colorado school districts are scrambling to fill a massive documents request from the state attorney general in connection with a lawsui...

Colorado Homeland Security Funds Failed To Comply With Guidelines

The Colorado Independent | digg_url = 'Http:// | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

A $20,000 computer server gone missing. A $1 million check left for months in a mailbox. A mobile security field station squatting unused in a Lake Ci...

Josh Penry Faces Ethics Complaint from Colorado Watchdog Group

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Update: The Colorado Independent reports that this is not the first email scandal for Mike Britt, Josh Penry's campaign: Britt was one of Karl Rove's...

Bill Ritter Spent $200,000 In Taxpayer Dollars On Photographers

AP | Jeffrey Wolf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER (AP) - Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter does not have a staff photographer - but he has billed taxpayers more than $200,000 to hire outside contractor...

Bill Ritter Administration: State To Review Governor's Office Lobbying Colorado Lawmakers

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — At a time of budget cuts, Democratic Gov. Bill Ritter's administration last year paid employees and outside contractors $1.1 million to...