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Colorado Supreme Court won’t hear newspaper’s open records lawsuit challenging CU

BOULDER — The Colorado Supreme Court will not hear a lawsuit from the Daily Camera newspaper of Boulder that challenges the University of Colorado’s refusal to reveal the finalists for the school president’s job in 2019. The Camera reported that the court denied its petition Wednesday. It had asked the court to determine who is considered a […]

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Business records tie Lauren Boebert to husband’s natural gas consulting firm

U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert’s name appears in business documents filed with the state for the oil and gas consulting firm run by her husband, Boebert Consulting, which was paid about $1 million over the past two years by a drilling company that has a large presence on the Western Slope.  The Garfield County Republican is […]

Posted inOpinion, Opinion Columns

Littwin: The problem with CU President Mark Kennedy is not just that he was hired, but how he was hired

It’s a good thing that Mark Kennedy is stepping down as president of the University of Colorado. He was the wrong president at the wrong time, a former right-wing politician with a shaky resumé who never gained the trust of students, faculty and, for all I know, school mascots.  And now that Democrats have gained […]

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Democrats on Colorado legislative panel kill GOP-backed bill to reduce state employees’ use of nondisclosure agreements

A Democrat-led Senate panel has killed a bill that would reduce the use among state employees of nondisclosure agreements. The bill’s Republican backers say public servants’ actions on the job should be transparent. Colorado Politics reports that Republican Sen. Barbara Kirkmeyer’s bill would have barred state employees from abiding by nondisclosure and so-called non-disparagement agreements — with […]