campaign finance

Nicolais: Colorado Court of Appeals alters the 2020 landscape for politically active organizations

By ruling the 501(c)(4) Colorado Pioneer Action qualified as a “political committee,” the court set off a domino-effect for groups like Planned Parenthood

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8 pivotal moments that defined the 2019 legislative session in Colorado

From moments of chaos in the Colorado Senate to tensions on the oil and gas bill, here are the most impactful situations at the state Capitol this year

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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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Lawmakers take aim at disclosure loopholes in Colorado lobbying laws

The legislation addresses problems identified in a Colorado Sun analysis of the money behind influence peddling at the Capitol

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Democrats like John Hickenlooper strain to claim they have 2020 fundraising chops

Former Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper's presidential campaign said it reached $1 million in fundraising in less than 48 hours and received donations from all 50 states

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John Hickenlooper, other governors eyeing the White House may struggle to raise money

Without name recognition, attracting small, online contributions, such as the ones fueling Bernie Sanders' candidacy, could be difficult as could convincing big donors to invest