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Luis Toro

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DougCo Deputy Clerk & Recorder Fired Following CBS4 Investigation

Douglas County Deputy Clerk and Recorder Mike Acree has been fired one week after a CBS4 investigation revealed he tried to intervene on a speeding ticket received by a subordinate.

10/29/2013

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Douglas County Official Intervened On Speeding Ticket

Douglas County Deputy Clerk and Recorder Mike Acree admits he contacted the Elbert County Sheriff about a speeding ticket received by one of Acree’s subordinates, but Acree says he was not trying to act unethically.

10/22/2013

CBS4's Brian Maass attempts to question Norman Sheldon (credit: CBS)

Family Ties: Son Of Elected Official Got Half A Million Dollars in No-Bid Contracts

A CBS4 investigation has found the son of a powerful government official in Arapahoe County has received $563,314.77 in “no-bid” contracts since 2009 in what one government watchdog calls “nepotism.”

03/13/2013

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Gessler Moving Fast On Citizenship Database

Colorado’s top elections officer is rushing to use a federal immigration database to eliminate ineligible voters in the coming weeks as a deadline looms.

07/17/2012

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State Supreme Court Rules Some Attack Ads Legal

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that some political attack ads in state races are not subject to contribution limits if they don’t urge voters to elect or defeat a particular candidate.

02/21/2012

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Colorado Elections Chief Doesn’t Mind Hot Water

Colorado’s lightning-rod elections chief, Scott Gessler, smiles when asked if he’s surprised how often he ruffles feathers. The Republican secretary of state doesn’t seem to mind the question.

12/02/2011

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CBS4 Finds Adams Co. Sheriff Jobs Only Go To Staff’s Children

The Adams County Sheriff’s Office gives lucrative, taxpayer-funded summer jobs only to children of department members, according to a CBS4 Investigation.

10/12/2011

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Gessler And Stapleton: No Part-Time Job Conflicts

Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler and state Treasurer Walker Stapleton insisted Tuesday there will be no conflicts of interest while they continue working part-time with their old firms.

01/25/2011

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Election Chief Moonlighting At Election Lawfirm

He’s already got a full-time job as Colorado’s secretary of state and now Scott Gessler says he still needs to work at his old election law firm. Critics say Gessler’s plan to moonlight raises serious conflicts of interest.

01/21/2011