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Lawmakers vote to align school board campaign disclosures with other races

Lawmakers vote to align school board campaign disclosures with other races

Jeffrey A. Roberts (Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition)- Campaign finance disclosures in school board elections should be aligned with those of other races in Colorado, a panel of state lawmakers decided Monday night.

Prompted in part by untraceable spending from outside groups in recent Denver metro races, HB 16-1282 would require pre-election disclosure of independent expenditures of more than $1,000. It also would require disclosure of spending on advertisements, billboards and direct mailings.

Click here to read the full story from Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition.

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