Tag Archives | Colorado Open Records Act

Democrat Jena Griswold scolds Secretary of State Wayne Williams for bowing to voter data request

Democrat Jena Griswold is announcing she's running for Colorado secretary of state on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. (Photo courtesy Jena Griswold campaign)

Democratic Secretary of State candidate Jena Griswold blasted Republican incumbent Wayne Williams on Friday for agreeing to go along with a White House election commission’s request for voter data even as privacy advocates challenged its legality and thousands of Colorado voters were canceling their registrations. But a spokeswoman for Williams said the secretary has simply […]

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Georgia voters, Colorado nonprofit sue to overturn special election results in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District

Supporters watch returns come in on their phones while attending the election night party of Democratic candidate for 6th congressional district Jon Ossoff in Atlanta, Tuesday, June 20, 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

A group of Georgia voters and a Colorado-based watchdog organization filed a lawsuit late Monday asking a judge to overturn the results of last month’s 6th Congressional District special election and scrap the state’s voting system, Colorado Politics has learned. The complaint, filed in Fulton County Superior Court, alleges that state and local election officials […]

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Coalition tracks Colorado lawmakers’ path toward more open government

Legislation affecting public records and our access to them typically gets eclipsed by the bigger-ticket bills involving transportation, schools and the like. Understandable; the debate over government transparency is seldom sexy. Yet, it’s not just us newsfolk who benefit from efforts to open up government, and it’s not just us who lose out when government slams the door on […]

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Wheat Ridge demands return of records detailing billionaire’s stake in liquor giant Applejack

The American and Colorado flags fly at the state Capitol in Denver on a sunny day on March 9, 2017. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

Saying the city released records it shouldn’t have, an attorney representing the city of Wheat Ridge is demanding the immediate return of dozens of pages of documents concerning a 2014 liquor license application for a new owner of Applejack Wine and Spirits obtained in March under the Colorado Open Records Act, The Colorado Statesman has […]

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