BARTELS: Colorado Common Cause hands out awards, lauds bi-partisanship

BARTELS: Colorado Common Cause hands out awards, lauds bi-partisanship

Lynn Bartels (Colorado Statesman)- The invite from attorney Martha Tierney took me by surprise: “Friend, I would be delighted if you would join me at my table in support of Colorado Common Cause for a Champions for Democracy luncheon and fundraiser.”

As a journalist, I tangled over the years with Tierney and Common Cause on several issues, including Amendment 41, the ethics measure that is less than crystal clear, and ballot proposals that limited campaign-finance donations, which critics said just drove the money underground.

[…] The lawmakers Nuñez and Peg Perl with Colorado Ethics Watch for being, as Becker said, “the real brains who actually knew how to get done what we wanted to get done.”

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