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September 23, 2022  •  

Colorado Amends Campaign Finance Rules

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The Colorado Department of State approved permanent revisions to Campaign and Political Finance Rule 1505-6. The rule amendments include setting contribution limits to candidates for school district director from persons other than small donor committees for any regular biennial or […]

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The 73rd Colorado General Assembly adjourned sine die May 11. During the session, legislation related to campaign finance was introduced. House Bill 1060 was passed, creating aggregate limits on candidates for school district director from persons other than small donor […]

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Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed into law legislation creating campaign finance limits for school board races for the first time. House Bill 1060 will cap individual donations at $2,500 and small donor committees at $25,000 per school board candidate. The […]

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Colorado lawmakers have proposed campaign finance limits for school board races for the first time. House Bill 1060 would cap individual donations at $2,500 and small donor committees at $25,000 per school board candidate. The legislation, however, won’t affect spending […]

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The City of Aurora opened its Lobbyist Registration Portal. The city’s Ordinance 2021-08 took effect August 1 and quarterly activity reports are now required. The first report is due October 15. The city’s website notes the City Clerk will accept […]

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The Colorado General Assembly adjourned sine die for the 2021 session shortly before 8 p.m. on June 8 after debating a controversial climate bill on the House floor. During the session, a bill was passed relating to local government election […]

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The Colorado Secretary of State will host a rulemaking hearing April 19 on proposed amendments to Colorado Secretary of State Rules Concerning Lobbyist Regulation (8 C.C.R. Section 1505-8). The proposals amend the definition of redistricting commission lobbyist as a person […]

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The City Council in Aurora, Colorado passed an ordinance to create lobbyist registration and reporting requirements in the city. Ordinance 2021-08 requires lobbyists to register their clients and income with the City Clerk and submit quarterly, detailed activity reports by […]

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Aurora City Council member Angela Lawson is sponsoring an ordinance to create lobbyist registration and reporting requirements. Lawson’s sweeping proposals would require lobbyists to register their clients and income with the city and submit quarterly, detailed reports on their activities […]

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The Colorado Secretary of State temporarily adopted lobbyist rules 8 C.C.R. 1505-8 on March 1, defining and establishing new requirements for redistricting commission lobbyists. The new rules define redistricting commission lobbyist as a person who is contracted or compensated to […]

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The Colorado Legislature will convene for the 2021 regular session on January 13. However, it is expected to pause soon after until February 16 due to growing COVID-19 concerns in the state. Lawmakers will convene to address urgent business, including […]

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Colorado Gov. Jared Polis announced the start date of the previously announced special session on COVID-19 relief to begin November 30 at 10 a.m. Among the action items to be addressed during the session are childcare support, housing and direct […]

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The Colorado General Assembly is preparing for a special session to provide more relief to those impacted by COVID-19. Gov. Jared Polis wants lawmakers to take immediate action on elements of his $1.3 billion stimulus package. This would include relief […]

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Two Fort Collins City Council campaign finance ordinances were approved for final passage on September 15. Ordinance 109-2020 will allow unexpended campaign contributions to a candidate committee to be contributed to a candidate committee established by the same candidate for […]

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