2012 Transparency Legislation

January 22nd, 2012 by Amy Categories: Colorado, PERA Colorado, higher education, other states, stimulus No Responses

Transparency is still an issue at the state capitol. Early in this 2012 legislative session, three bills could provide taxpayers with additional transparency in government.
HB12-1009 Federal Funds Transparency Act
House Sponsors: Cheri Gerou (R-HD 25)
Senate Sponsors: Kent Lambert (R-SD 9 )
This bill seeks additional information than is currently provided on how each department and agency of [...]

Zippity-Doo-Dah!

November 22nd, 2009 by Amy Categories: Uncategorized, health care No Responses

COST just discovered that Colorado’s Department of Human Services, on behalf of taxpayers, paid Radio Disney $1010 for “other marketing expenses.” COST has no idea what taxpayers received because the Web site provides no explanation.