Colorado: Open records bill changes would limit access, advocates say

Proposed last-minute changes to to Sen. John Kefalas' open records bill could remove swaths of currently available information from disclosure, open records advocates say.

The bill, which has been set for hearing twice and twice been delayed, will be heard at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday by the Senate's State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee.



[Op-ed] Senator: Time to modernize Colorado Open Records Act

It is time to modernize the Colorado Open Records Act, or CORA, to ensure the public can access government records in digital formats that allow them to understand and analyze the contents of these public records. 

The public must have access to such records to hold their governments accountable and to promote greater transparency, civic engagement and public trust.