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Dominion Voting’s Eric Coomer files defamation lawsuit against Randy Corporon, Salem Media

A former executive at Denver-based Dominion Voting Systems filed a defamation lawsuit against conservative Colorado media figure Randy Corporon and conservative broadcaster Salem Media Group, which owns Denver radio station 710 KNUS, where Corporon hosts a show. The legal action by Eric Coomer over the weekend is similar to a previous lawsuit Coomer filed against […]

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Rudy Giuliani shed light on Trump campaign chaos as part of a Denver-based defamation lawsuit

Defeatism, infighting and spies plagued the Trump campaign in the weeks leading up to and after the 2020 election, according to testimony by former Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani as part of a Denver-based lawsuit.  “The campaign, in my opinion, had checked out about three, four weeks before the election,” Giuliani said in a deposition. “They […]

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Billionaire Phil Anschutz appeals dismissal of his lawsuit seeking $8 million Colorado tax refund

Colorado billionaire Phil Anschutz and his wife, Nancy, want a state appeals court to revive their lawsuit seeking a nearly $8 million tax refund. Phil Anschutz, who controls a vast business empire, has an estimated net worth of more than $10 billion. The Anschutzes argue that changes to federal tax law made through the CARES […]

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Nicolais: Colorado’s judicial system is broken. Can Chief Justice Boatright fix it?

An emotional Colorado Chief Justice Brian Boatright addressed the legislature and the people of Colorado on Thursday. The judicial branch has been battered by allegations ranging from discrimination to sexual assault and coverups, and now massive cracks in the ivory tower of the judicial branch threaten to crumble its reputation and Coloradans’ faith in the […]

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Colorado Judicial Branch faces major challenges in culture, diversity and trial backlogs, chief justice says

Colorado’s embattled Judicial Branch faces major challenges in addressing its workplace culture and diversity on top of a yearslong trial backlog caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Colorado Supreme Court Chief Justice Brian D. Boatright told the legislature on Thursday.  “We will think anew and we will act anew,” Broatright said as he delivered an emotional […]

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Big Idea: Colorado drivers shouldn’t lose licenses just for being too poor to pay court fines

In her passionate defense of the right of working families to keep their drivers licenses in order to get to jobs and support each other, Rep. Leslie Herod says she now has backing from the Colorado State Patrol to end suspensions over unrelated court fees. Colorado should join other states in stopping the practice of […]

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CEO of Colorado-based Pilgrim’s Pride among those indicted for chicken price fixing

By Dee-ann Durbin and Colleen Slevin, The Associated Press WHEAT RIDGE — The CEO of Pilgrim’s Pride is one of four current and former chicken company executives indicted Wednesday on charges of price-fixing. The U.S. Department of Justice said a federal grand jury in Colorado found that executives from Greeley, Colorado-based Pilgrim’s Pride and Claxton, […]