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Serving as Colorado's Government Watchdog Since 1971


One of our most important jobs as citizens is to monitor our public leaders and hold them accountable for their actions. Colorado has a rich history of doing just that. From passing the nation’s first open meetings law in 1972 to creating the Colorado Independent Ethics Commission in 2006, we have fought to create a government that is open, transparent, and accountable to all Coloradans. And we’re not done yet.

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Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition

We’re dedicated to helping Coloradans access public information.

Public Records & Meetings

We’ve fought to create laws that guarantee Coloradans can access public records and meetings. Now we’re working to bring those laws into the 21st Century.

Monitor & Enforce Public Ethics

Coloradans need a strong, independent body to monitor and enforce public ethics.

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Colorado: Demand Net Neutrality!

Our Representatives in Congress have the power to overturn the FCC's decision to end net neutrality. Contact them NOW and demand their support for a free and open internet.

No Citizenship Question on the 2020 Census

The Trump administration is attempting to add an untested, unnecessary citizenship question to the 2020 Census - which could have severe impacts on Colorado.

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Our Colorado Action Team members help us lead events and petition drops, conduct research, testify on legislation, and more. Learn more and sign up today!

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