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The Colorado Open Records Act this year will receive a long-overdue digital-era update after Senate Bill 40 on Wednesday ended its switchback journey over the entire course of the 120-day legislative session Wednesday, finishing in the Senate with an against-all-odds unanimous vote of support. “No one would have guessed it would receive all 35 votes […]
It’s long overdue for one of the absurd practices of some Colorado government offices to end. Specifically, Senate Bill 40 has been proposed in the Colorado General Assembly to close a loophole created by officials and bureaucrats avoiding their responsibilities to provide citizens access to the information which everyone always has agreed is public.
Data is ever-growing. The current rate is exponential. In fact, 90 percent of the world’s existing data was created in the last two years alone. As recent as 1990, if you needed to know what year Colorado became a state, you’d probably have to open and read an encyclopedia to obtain the result.