State of Colorado secondary Archives: on Government Reform


Cary Kennedy: Transparency in public finance: publish online

Cary opened the books of government in Colorado and in Denver by publishing the state's and the city's expenditures online with searchable databases, publishing the first-ever taxpayer accountability report for the State and the city and creating the first-ever online receipt for taxpayers.
Source: 2018 CO governor campaign website CaryKennedyForGovernor.com Jul 2, 2017

Ed Perlmutter: Citizens United is worst decision in recent history

Ever since the Citizens United decision, which Ed believes is the worst decision in recent history, campaigns and elections have been overrun by corporate interests. It is time we clean up the system. Ed supports a Constitutional Amendment empowering the Congress to regulate and set reasonable limits on the raising and spending of money by candidates and others to influence elections. Ed has also supported recent efforts to increase transparency by asking regulatory agencies to require the true sponsor of political advertisements be disclosed as well as public companies report their political activities to shareholders.
Source: 2018 CO gubernatorial campaign website perlmutter.house.gov May 2, 2017

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