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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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Colorado voters defeated Amendment 75, keeping campaign spending limits in place. Amendment 75 would have allowed candidates to accept five times the level of individual contributions to their campaign as is normally allowed ($1,150 for statewide offices and $400 for […]

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Secretary of State Wayne Williams scheduled a rulemaking hearing on November 14 to consider amendments to the state’s campaign and political finance laws. The proposed amendments would affect a candidate committee’s management of unexpended campaign funds as well as the […]

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The Colorado Secretary of State’s Office cleared and certified Initiative 173 for the November 6 general election ballot. The ballot measure proposes amending the state constitution regarding campaign contribution limits. If passed, candidates in a race may accept contributions from […]

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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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Colorado lobbyist rule changes were effective June 30. Much of the changes involve recodification to ensure uniform and proper administration and implementation of state law. Such changes clarify professional lobbyist and lobbyist firm registration and disclosure requirements as well as […]

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The Colorado secretary of state adopted new campaign finance rules today in response to a federal court ruling issued last week. Judge Raymond Moore struck down provisions of state law allowing private citizens to file complaints. Until the ruling, all […]

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Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams is considering amendments to the state’s campaign finance rules. A new rule would allow committees to accept contributions in the form of cryptocurrency up to the limits for cash or coin contributions. The value […]

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The 2018 session of the Colorado General Assembly adjourned sine die on Wednesday, May 9. During the four-month session, lawmaker achievements included advancing bipartisan anti-gerrymandering legislation, protecting the state Civil Rights Division, and securing investments in transportation, education, and healthcare. […]

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The Colorado Secretary of State will host a rulemaking hearing on April 16 regarding proposed changes to lobbyist regulations. A copy of the revised draft is available online at the Secretary of State’s website. Proposed changes include, but are not […]

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The Colorado General Assembly will vote Friday on whether to expel a lawmaker; such a vote will be the first in more than a century. Democratic state Rep. Steve Lebsock is facing multiple accusations of sexual harassment and misconduct. House […]

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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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Gov. John Hickenlooper has called a special legislative session on Oct. 2 to fix a budgeting issue that resulted from consolidating two marijuana taxes. A bill-drafting error inadvertently left out the Regional Transportation District, the Denver Zoo, and other Denver-based […]

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