By Calvin Thompson | Colorado Watchdog
DENVER — Last month, with news that a raft of post-Newtown gun laws was moving through the state legislature, Colorado gun accessories-maker Magpul Industries had a message for lawmakers.
Passage of the bills “will do nothing to enhance public safety, but will force us to immediately begin taking our business to another [...]
By Gayle S. Putrich | Colorado Watchdog
Colorado ranks seventh among the 50 states in economic freedom, according to a study by Canada’s Fraser Institute, a libertarian policy group based in Vancouver.
Researchers examined 10 factors under each of three main categories, the size of the state government, labor market freedom and taxation, to determine Colorado’s economic [...]
by Todd Shepherd | Colorado Watchdog
BOULDER — Tensions between election watchers in Boulder County and the clerk and recorder’s office have now spilled over into legal action.
A lawsuit has been filed against Boulder County Clerk and Recorder Hillary Hall, alleging Hall has blocked certified election watchers from observing the receiving and handling process the Clerk’s [...]
By Todd Shepherd | Colorado Watchdog
The U.S. Department of Energy is working to protect the trade secrets and the competitive edge…of a company that doesn’t exist anymore.
That’s the only conclusion you can draw from the recent response to a Freedom of Information Act request to the DOE asking for all their testing data on modules produced [...]
By Dan Njegomir | Colorado Watchdog
Could Coloradans be facing another attempt at a statewide tax hike?
That’s the question the Colorado News Agency raised a couple of months ago when it reported on a series of TV ads that hit the airwaves on Denver-area stations over the summer.
The commercials, bemoaning the level of funding for Colorado public schools, [...]