Access to Information is Essential

Access to Information is Essential

For months, reports have highlighted the struggle of accessing public information from Governor Polis’ office on the COVID-19 response effort.

April 23, 2020

For months, reports have highlighted the struggle of accessing public information from Governor Polis’ office on the COVID-19 response effort, either because of enormous fees or delays in the release of information. 

Here’s a statement from Colorado Rising State Action Executive Director Michael Fields on the lack of access to information: 

“More than ever, access to public information is essential in times of uncertainty, and neither the media or average Coloradans should have to jump through hoops to get it. The Polis Administration needs to do a better job of allowing for transparency.”

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