Colorado Transparency News – 5/27/2016

Newsletter of the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition, a nonpartisan alliance of journalists, civic organizations and engaged citizens dedicated to ensuring the transparency of state and local governments in Colorado by promoting freedom of the press, open courts and open access to government records and meetings.  Continue…



CFOIC’s Jeff Roberts: Is Lakewood city councilor’s email a ‘documented’ Sunshine Law violation?

Colorado’s Sunshine Law is supposed to prevent more than two members of a local public body, such as a city council, from exchanging thoughts outside of a public meeting on matters related to their jobs as policymakers.

But Lakewood City Council members appear to be doing just that in a recent email provided to the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition.  Continue…