Denver is inviting private partners to play a bigger role in funding city infrastructure, but some council members still have concerns.
The $1.8B public-private partnership to renovate the Great Hall at Denver International Airport likely will be just the first such deal that Denver enters into.
Over the course of nearly five hours of debate, several Denver City Council members with serious concerns about the deal found themselves at yes.
DIA definitely needs to change its security operations, but how does the public know whether a $1.8 billion public-private partnership is a good deal?
Denver wants to create an office for public-private partnerships, and City Council fears being cut out of the process
Under the proposal, Denver City Council would get to set the broad parameters of deals, but contracts would be finalized at the administrative level.
Colorado has updated its open records act so that citizens can obtain government documents in digital formats that can be readily analyzed by computer.
Second time’s the charm: Colorado lawmakers pass open records law that will let you request searchable data
Colorado lawmakers pass CORA open records bill
For decades, any finding by Colorado labor officials that an employer engaged in wage theft has been considered a trade secret that's off-limits to the public.
Colorado residents whose requests for public records are denied have just one option: Go to court. But that may change.