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Reporter-turned-PIO still promotes open records

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:29+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Categories: Advocacy, Club News, Events|

Lynn Bartels speaks to CPW. Lynn Bartels fears a legislative attempt to bring Colorado’s Open Records Act into the 21st century has been set up to fail, and that that might lead proponents of change to try their luck at the ballot. Bartels, a former reporter who is the spokeswoman for the Colorado Secretary [...]

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CPW joins other groups in letters to Trump supporting freedom of speech and the press

By | 2017-03-03T19:18:54+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Advocacy, Club News|

Colorado Press Women (CPW) joined with other organizations committed to the First Amendment right of freedom of speech and the press in signing two statements recently: CPW was one of 80 groups signing a statement issued March 2 by the American Society of News Editors (ASNE) and the National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) condemning efforts by the [...]

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Government Transparency

By | 2016-09-15T11:15:05+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy|

Colorado Press Women again joined a coalition of journalism groups lead by the Society of Professional Journalists pressing for greater government transparency. Here's a report from SPJ: Groups to White House: We will continue to fight for government transparency Monday, 40 journalism and open government groups sent a letter to White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest in [...]

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CORA Working Group focuses on open records

By | 2017-05-25T11:35:29+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Categories: Advocacy|

CORA Working Group focuses on open records By Jeffrey A. Roberts CFOIC Executive Director (excerpted from Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition webpage) Immediately after a bill to modernize the Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) died in a Senate committee last session, the deputy for Secretary of State Wayne Williams offered to bring stakeholders together to work [...]

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