Which lawmakers will support transparency over lobbyists

April 19th, 2012 by Amy Categories: Colorado, higher education, politics No Responses

COST just received word that HB 1252, a bill that would require Colorado’s institutions of higher education to make public financial information accessible online, finally will be heard in the House Appropriations Committee next week.  An amended version of sponsor BJ Nikkel’s bill passed the House education committee on February 27.
Sources tell us that the [...]

Elephants in taxpayers' living room

November 1st, 2011 by Amy Categories: health care One Response

Did you get a thank note from the Denver Zoo for your donation? You should have because Colorado taxpayers, and likely taxpayers from across the country,”donated” above and beyond the amount that the seven county, Denver Metro area taxpayers approved with their yes vote to fund the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD).
In 2008, the Governor’s [...]