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Dark money reform is priority for Democrats

By Sandra Fish THE COLORADO SUN Political flyers with no mention of who paid for them. Mailers that mention candidates, but with no disclosure of the donors who covered the cost of the messages. Nonprofits donating millions of dollars to super PACs, with no ability for voters to learn where the money came from. And an enforcement system that relies on citizen

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Legislators plan busy 2019

By Scott Taylor WESTMINSTER WINDOW Transportation, taxes and family leave will all be hot issues next year when state legislators go back to work. “When it comes to paid family leave, we are the only industrialized nation that does not have it,” State Representative Matt Gray told the crowd at a Metro North Chamber of

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2018 Legislature winners and losers

By Marianne Goodland THE DURANGO HERALD The good, the bad and the ugly: Last week, Colorado Politics told you what legislation got done and didn’t get done at the Capitol during the 2018 General Assembly session, which ended Wednesday. Now, we take a look at the lawmakers who were winners and losers during the four-month-long session.

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Lawmakers spend late night at Capitol

By Shaun Boyd CBS4 DENVER As state lawmakers wrap up one of the strangest legislative sessions in recent memory, they are taking it down to the wire on some significant issues. They have until midnight Wednesday to reach agreement on PERA — the public employees’ pension system — which funds the retirement of 560,000 Coloradans. The

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