Category Archives: Bills We Support

  1. New efforts launched to change Colorado’s Open Records Act Another BIll SB40 would open up to the public state records showing whether companies have cheated workers on their wages. State wage-theft investigations are considered trade secrets under a century-old law. There’s already been one setback: Democrats killed a Republican-sponsored bill intended to bring more transparency to the judicial branch. The Bill is now headed to the Senate State, Veterans, and Military Affairs “Kill” Committee.

    February 8, 2017 by Lulu

    DENVER | A Democratic senator is trying again to modernize Colorado’s Open Records Act with a bill that would require government …
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  2. House committee again rejects bill to make judicial branch records subject to CORA Colorado Open Records Act. Peter Coulter, a judicial branch watchdog, said many people have “lost trust in the judiciary because things are not transparent … If this judiciary is not transparent and accountable, everyone questions their ability to get a fair hearing.”

    February 5, 2017 by Lulu

    The Voice for Open Government in Colorado House committee again rejects bill to make judicial branch records subject to CORA …
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  3. It was a sad day at the capitol In Denver Colorado on Thursday February 3, 2017. A bill aimed at making Colorado’s Open Records Act (CORA) apply to the judicial branch was assigned to a “kill” committee where it died on a party-line vote. Big loss for Colorado Citizens!

    February 5, 2017 by Lulu

    The Judicial Integrity Project Shame on them. It was a sad day at the capitol on Thursday. A bill aimed …
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  4. Colorado Attorneys Generals office opposes open record reform. State Sen. John Kefalas, D-Fort Collins, said he is willing to work with the AG’s office, unless they are “just against more transparency and open government.”

    December 7, 2016 by Lulu

    State Sen. John Kefalas, D-Fort Collins, listens during a hearing in the 2016 legislative session. The state Attorney General’s office …
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  5. Citizens demand new hearings after General Assembly Committee in Colorado lasts until 5 a.m.

    May 8, 2016 by Lulu

    DENVER — It is considered a new record for the General Assembly – holding a committee meeting that lasts until …
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  6. Peter Falk Act Bill SB16-026 PERSONAL RIGHTS OF PROTECTED PERSONS. Will be heard May 5, 2016 at 1:30 PM. In the House Judiciary Committee. This Bill Promotes A Healthy Respect for Our Inborn Rights. Lets Get This Bill Signed Into Law. No More Isolation!

    April 29, 2016 by Lulu

    The familial bonds in human relations we form through out our lives should not be trespassed upon and violated but …
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  7. House Bill 1346 requiring Colorado state courts to abide by open records killed in Committee. NEW OPTIONS: Advocates of judicial transparency are looking to a possible citizens’ initiative to force courts to abide by state open records laws.

    April 13, 2016 by Lulu

    RIGHT TO KNOW: George Brauchler, 18th Judicial District Attorney, said taxpayers have a right to know how the courts are …
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  8. Despite 19 people testifying in support and only 4 against. The Judicial Performance Reboot Bill HB16-1235 was cut down along party lines. The House State, Veterans, and Military Affairs is known as the “Kill Committee”

    April 10, 2016 by Lulu

    House State, Veterans, and Military Affairs known as the “Kill Committee” has been active killing Bills we support this session. …
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  9. Parental Rights House Bill 16-1110 Killed in Committee 4-5

    April 7, 2016 by Lulu

    House Committee State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Representatives Su Ryden , Susan Lontine, Mike Foote, Stephen Humphrey, Pat Neville, Dianne …
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  10. A Bill For An Act. HOUSE BILL 16-1235 Judicial Performance Reboot Bill will be heard April 4, 2016 at 1:30 in the Legislative Service Building. F.A.C.E.U.S. Advocates Support This Bill. Change Starts Here!

    March 25, 2016 by Lulu

    HOUSE BILL 16-1235 House Committees Senate Committees State, Veterans, & Military Affairs A BILL FOR AN ACT CONCERNING A REPRESENTATIONAL …
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