Erica Meltzer (Denverite)- Elected officials in Denver have to file documents every year that lay out their financial interests — where they earn their money, what property they own, to whom they owe money — and disclose any gifts they’ve received from people outside their family.
But it’s not so easy for the public to see those documents.
“These are things that are on paper and in a file cabinet,” said Peg Perl, senior counsel for Colorado Ethics Watch. “Someone has to go and ask for them during business hours.”
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