New Efforts Launched To Change Colorado's Open Records ActA Democratic senator is trying again to modernize Colorado's Open Records Act with a bill that would require government agencies to release public records in searchable data formats, like Excel spreadsheets, that are easy for the public to analyze.
No Charges In City Attorney Open Records CaseNo charges will be filed in connection with the curious handling of a Colorado Open Records Act request from last year.
Mystery Surrounds Suspension Of Denver's Top Parking EnforcerThe Denver Public Works Department has placed its manager of enforcement and meter operations, Dominic Vaiana, on paid investigatory leave with little explanation to employees or the public.
Mayor Hancock Declines Interview On City Attorney ResignationDenver Mayor Michael Hancock has declined a request to be interviewed about the resignation of his city attorney, Scott Martinez.
City Asks To Dismiss Shapiro Whistleblower ClaimDenver’s City Attorney is asking that a whistleblower appeal filed by Senior Assistant City Attorney Stuart Shapiro be dismissed. It’s the latest salvo in the controversial and long running saga of Shapiro, who was placed on paid leave for nearly two years before being finally brought back to work.
Denver District Attorney To Review Possible Open Records ViolationThe Denver District Attorney’s Office announced Friday it would take an "initial look" at allegations that Denver’s City Attorney may have improperly withheld or manipulated public records.
State Settles With Families Of Children Assaulted At Colorado School For The Deaf And BlindThe State of Colorado has agreed to pay $1.4 million compensation for two students who reported they were sexually assaulted by another student at the Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind.
Commerce City Officer Fired After Filing Info RequestA Commerce City police officer fired after he filed a Colorado Open Records Act Request has now filed a federal lawsuit suggesting his termination violated his First Amendment rights.
Youth Corrections Transparency Bill AdvancesA 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 Senate.
Youth Corrections Transparency Bill Advances At Colorado CapitolA 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.
Colorado Court Upholds Record ReimbursementThe Colorado Supreme Court has sided with open-government advocates in a case over records and court costs.
Former Chief Deputy Coroner Claims Abusive Work Environment, Threatens LawsuitThe 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.