Transparency issues hamper task force

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez and state Rep. Ray Scott are planting seeds of doubt about the objectivity and transparency of the task force appointed by Gov. John Hickenlooper to consider whether state control of oil and gas development should be amended to allow communities affected by drilling to impose their own safeguards.

Scott raised legitimate questions about whether the task force failed to comply with Colorado’s Sunshine Law, which The Daily Sentinel’s Dennis Webb addressed comprehensively in his story on Sunday’s front page. The short answer is probably ... but it’s a gray area.


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    Transparency issues hamper task force

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez and state Rep. Ray Scott are planting seeds of doubt about the objectivity and transparency of the task force appointed by Gov. John Hickenlooper to consider whether state control of oil and gas development should be amended to … more

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