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Nicolais: Hell might be freezing over, but it’s time to address campaign finance laws

Decades of campaign finance laws to get money out of politics have only made our system demonstrably worse – so maybe it's time to try something different

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New attack ad from oil and gas industry ally blasts Gov. Jared Polis and Democrats for “junk science”

Defend Colorado launched a campaign to undercut a new state-commissioned study showing potential health impacts from drilling operations

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Dark money and big donors fuel the ballot battle over Proposition CC in Colorado

The 2019 election attracts millions in money from nonprofits, whose donors remain hidden despite a new state disclosure law

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Koch political group endorses Cory Gardner. How much it will spend in Colorado remains a mystery.

In an interview, the Republican U.S. senator said the race will focus on the issue of socialism and dismisses Democratic advantage in Colorado

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Colorado’s oil and gas battlefield (and campaign cash) is shifting to local elections

The industry already spends millions fighting municipal ballot measures and supporting candidates in areas where they operate

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In final push, Democrats rush major changes to elections and campaign finance disclosure in Colorado

The package of bills may benefit Democrats most, critics argue, and a loophole may limit the effort to improve dark money disclosure

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The oil and gas industry is again spending big to stop more regulation in Colorado. This time, it’s not working.

The American Petroleum Institute is airing a TV ad and hiring more lobbyists in its campaign against an oil and gas bill

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Democrats want more disclosure of campaign advertising, but dark money remains an issue

Colorado is one of only 10 states that don’t require all campaign ads to identify the sponsor