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Ernest LuningErnest LuningJanuary 28, 201810min1112

UPDATE: According to officials with the Colorado secretary of state's office, the candidates who had difficulty filing campaign finance reports earlier this month, including those whose "major contributor" donations initially showed up twice in posted reports, weren't to blame for the mishaps. It turns out, a procedure on the secretary of state's side to convert spreadsheets filed by campaigns' agents wasn't handling the data properly — a glitch officials say they didn't fully grasp was botching the reports until days after the filing deadline. While some campaigns — and veteran compliance agent Marge Klein — took responsibility for what they thought were their own errors, below, the secretary of state's office says they were doing everything properly.


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Ernest LuningErnest LuningJanuary 19, 20183min825

Three newcomers to Aurora's nonpartisan city council will be honored with the Rising Star Award by the Colorado Democratic Party at its inaugural Obama Dinner on Feb. 3 in Denver, the party announced. State party chair Morgan Carroll also plans to give the Chair's Service Award to three term-limited state officials — Gov. John Hickenlooper, House Speaker Crisanta Duran and Senate Minority Leader Lucia Guzman, all Denver Democrats.


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Joey BunchJoey BunchJanuary 16, 20183min294
The Colorado Farm Bureau is proposing a ballot initiative that would compensate farmers when laws or regulations put their mineral rights out of reach. The text of Initiative 112 can be found by clicking here. Those affected would be paid the difference in fair market value before and after the new regulation was implemented on […]

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Ernest LuningErnest LuningJanuary 3, 201810min462

The battle is heating up over how Colorado draws its legislative and congressional boundaries. After failing to knock out a pair of proposed redistricting and reapportionment ballot measures in court, a rough coalition of mostly liberal and good-government groups filed competing ballot measures in late December and is vowing to take the choice before voters this fall — potentially a case of, if you can't beat 'em in court, join 'em on the ballot.


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Ernest LuningErnest LuningDecember 24, 20179min1015

Phil Weiser knows net neutrality. The Democratic candidate for attorney general and former University of Colorado Law School dean is an expert on the topic — the term was first introduced, after all, at the the Boulder policy center he founded, the Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship, and the FCC chairman who implemented the policy spoke about it there.