Tag Archives: Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition

  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. TRANSPARENCY ADVOCATE: State Sen. John Kefalas is looking at legislation to expand records accessibility.

    December 18, 2015 by Lulu

    A state senator plans legislation next session requiring that electronic databases be released in the same format as governments are keeping …
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  4. Video: Devil’s Advocate-Transparency and Open Records in the Colorado Judicial Branch

    October 22, 2015 by Lulu

    Video- Devil’s Advocate: Transparency and Open Records in the Colorado Judicial Branch

  5. October 1, 2015 FaceUs Representatives Attend Colorado Supreme Court Meeting On Judicial Transparency.

    October 2, 2015 by Lulu

    Colorado Supreme Court hears arguments on both sides of judicial branch records debate. “The judicial branch relies on the trust …
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  6. Colorado lawmakers formulating plan for judicial records transparency

    September 29, 2015 by Lulu

    Colorado lawmakers are about a month away from draft legislation that, if it makes into law next year, will put …
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  7. Colorado courts set interim policy for open records

    August 22, 2015 by Robin

    “Even in regard to law enforcement officers, the public is entitled to as much information as possible in … internal …
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  8. Colorado judicial branch refuses documents others provide because of the judicial department’s exemption from CORA.

    August 22, 2015 by Robin

    Judicial attorney Terri Morrison in April denied the key card logs citing security concerns, but said the calendars weren’t available …
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  9. Denver’s ‘transparency’ portal skips secret taxpayer-funded meals

    August 14, 2015 by Lulu

    In his 2013 State of the City speech, Mayor Michael Hancock touted a new city website to help residents determine …
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  10. Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition-Transparency for Colorado’s public Defenders

    August 1, 2015 by Robin

    http://www.denverpost.com/editorials/ci_28551296/transparency-colorados-public-defenders