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By Arthur Kane | Watchdog.org | Jan 20, 2016 5:00 AM
The Fillmore Auditorium was paying twice to three times the taxes of the Bluebird and Ogden theaters, but that changed after a complaint to the city.
By Arthur Kane | Watchdog.org | Jan 13, 2016 5:00 AM
Denver City Attorney Scott Martinez approved two contracts to lawyer friends who billed after the case was settled and started work before the contracts were signed.
By Arthur Kane | Watchdog.org | Jan 12, 2016 5:00 AM | 21
Denver City Attorney Scott Martinez spent nearly $400,000 of taxpayers money to remodel his offices with more private offices, two "war rooms," $15,000 in high-tech electronics and pricey furnishings.
By Arthur Kane | Watchdog.org | Jan 08, 2016 5:00 AM | 181
Legislative leaders decide who will be credentialed for the capitol with the help of a committee of reporters, but some say the process raises ethical and Constitutional concerns.
By Arthur Kane | Watchdog.org | Jan 07, 2016 8:57 AM
Colorado lawmakers are facing a budget crunch because of revenues from a fee on medical services but legislative lawyers say the state can't exempt the Hospital Provider Fee from state TABOR limits.
By Arthur Kane | Watchdog.org | Jan 07, 2016 5:00 AM | 87
Colorado's judicial discipline commission is overseen by judges and a Denver attorney is proposing a constitutional change to remove that potential conflict of interest.
By Arthur Kane | Watchdog.org | Jan 05, 2016 5:22 AM | 63
Colorado Senator Laura Woods wanted to ban police from seizing property if they did not file criminal charges but she had trouble finding victims of the problem in Colorado.
By Arthur Kane | Watchdog.org | Jan 04, 2016 5:00 AM | 30
The Colorado General Assembly will tackle open records changes, the oversight of court-appointed fiduciaries and the budget next session.
By Tori Richards | Watchdog.org | Dec 30, 2015 5:04 AM | 98
Part 14 of 19 in the series Watchdog's Scariest People of 2015 Now that Christmas is over and the New Year beckons, it’s time for Watchdog.org’s annual parade of malfeasance and miscreants. The Scariest People of 2015 is a frightening list indeed, filled with bureaucrats and functionaries who, shall we say, do not share an affinity for [...]
By Arthur Kane | Watchdog.org | Dec 28, 2015 5:05 AM | 147
Colorado courts have refused to abide by public records laws, but the legislature is set to enforce the rules in the next session.