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A majority of city voters endorsed Measure 2E, banning corporations and labor organizations from donating directly to political campaigns for city offices and lowering the cap on donations for mayor, City Council, and other government posts. Beginning January 1, 2020, […]

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The Denver City Council approved a ballot initiative proposing the creation of a dedicated fund to match campaign donations of up to $50 per donor to candidates participating in the program. The measure also requires public disclosure of all campaign […]

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November 8, 2017  •  

Denver Approves Bond Package

Voters in Denver approved a $937 million bond package to fund roads, parks, libraries, and cultural facilities. The bond package, made up of seven different ballot questions, is the city’s largest ever and the first it has seen in a […]

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November 8, 2017  •  

Denver Approves Bond Package

Voters in Denver approved a $937 million bond package to fund roads, parks, libraries, and cultural facilities. The bond package, made up of seven different ballot questions, is the city’s largest ever and the first it has seen in a […]

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Denver City Council unanimously approved a proposal to close a loophole allowing campaign spending to go unreported if not coordinated directly with a candidate’s campaign. Individuals, companies, and other organizations making $1,000 in independent expenditures, including electioneering communications, will be […]

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Denver City Council is attempting to close a loophole allowing campaign spending to go unreported if not coordinated directly with a candidate’s campaign. The measure would adopt the state definitions of independent expenditure and electioneering communication. It would also require […]

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Denver City Council approved legislation on Monday amending the city gift rules. Council Bill No. 16-1202 establishes a $300 annual limit on meals, tickets, or free or reduced price admissions from persons or donors with a city interest. Officers, officials, […]

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Denver City Council approved a bill this week amending the city’s lobbying ordinance. Council Bill No. CB16-0920 narrows the definition of lobbying and changes registration and reporting requirements. Lobbying no longer includes appearances to give public testimony at council hearings […]

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Denver City Council is one step closer to adopting amendments to the city ethics code. Proposed ethics reform would amend lobbyist and gift disclosure rules and increase transparency. Council recently discussed a new dollar limit on event tickets from any […]

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