Michelle Fulcher (Colorado Public Radio)- Under Colorado law, complaints about alleged campaign finance violations and ethical breaches by elected officials have to come from citizens and citizen groups. For 11 years, a nonprofit watchdog called Colorado Ethics Watch often brought those complaints. Now, Ethics Watch is set to go out of business — the victim of dwindling finances and, it turns out, an increase in the number of citizens filing complaints on their own.
The group’s executive director, Luis Toro, tells Colorado Matters he has tips for people to identify malfeasance and take their claims to the right places.
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