Tag Archives: CORA

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Colorado Courts lack of accountability, transparency highlighted: Colorado Supreme Court Justice Nancy Rice makes Watchdog list of “Scariest People of 2015″

    December 30, 2015 by Lulu

    NO ACCOUNTABILITY: The Colorado courts have exempted themselves from open records laws and Chief Justice Nancy Rice has refused repeated requests to …
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  6. Colorado gets grade of F for its open-records laws

    November 12, 2015 by Lulu

    The Colorado State Capitol Building in Denver Colorado’s laws governing public access to information are among the weakest in the …
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  7. 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

  8. 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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  9. 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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  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