Colorado Lawmakers Submit A Detailed Account Of Gifts They Recieved In 2005

With controversy surrounding lobbyist actions in Washington.
Colorado lawmakers recently submitted a detailed account of gifts they received during 2005. Governor Bill Owens received about 57-thousand dollars in cash and gifts which included 24–thousand dollars for speeches he gave in Kiev last September. Other politician gifts included expensive trips and even CU football tickets for one Colorado senator. Some political action committees in the state are calling for a bill that would limit office accounts which allow unlimited contributions from lobbyists during the legislative session. The bill is sponsored by Boulder Senator Ron Tupa who reported no gifts received during the past year.


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