Colorado Open Records Act

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Youth Corrections Transparency Bill Advances At Colorado Capitol

A bill to give the public more information about rapes, assaults and other crimes at the state’s youth detention facilities has won unanimous initial approval in the Colorado House.


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Colorado Court Upholds Record Reimbursement

The Colorado Supreme Court has sided with open-government advocates in a case over records and court costs.


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Former Chief Deputy Coroner Claims Abusive Work Environment, Threatens Lawsuit

The former chief deputy for the Douglas County Coroner’s Office has notified the coroner and the county he may file a lawsuit after he claims he was unfairly fired.



Aspen Newspaper Sues For Police Documents

The Aspen Times is suing for access to documents about a former Basalt police chief.


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Holmes’ Lawyers Denied Access To Him After Suicide Attempt

The stage has been set for a revealing look at the suspect in the Aurora movie theater shootings after a judge lifted a gag order in the James Holmes case.


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Denver SWAT Members Failing Fitness Tests

A CBS4 investigation has found that about one third of the members of the Denver Police Department’s elite Metro Swat Unit have been routinely flunking their semi-annual physical fitness exams.


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Contractor Settles With Denver For Leaky Museum Roof

The new Denver Art Museum building was plagued with a leaky roof that had to be replaced. Now CBS4 has learned the general contractor has settled with the city of Denver for $15 million.


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Boulder Rejects A Third Of Aspiring Pot Shops

Less than a year after requiring marijuana shops and growing operations to get local licenses, Boulder has rejected more than a third of the applicants.


Former Gov. Bill Ritter (credit: CBS)

Justices Hear On Ritter’s Phone Records

An attorney for The Denver Post says that if former Gov. Bill Ritter doesn’t have to release a list of business calls he made on his personal cellphone while in office, it will provide a recipe for public officials to conduct government business in secret.


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Boulder Denies Access To Pot Criminal Checks

The city of Boulder is refusing to release copies of criminal background checks that it ran on people applying for medical marijuana business licenses.