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Ethics Watch Report Analyzes Spending By Oil and Gas Industry In 2014 Election

DENVER – Today, Colorado Ethics Watch released Money Spill, a follow up to the organization’s 2013 Spend, Baby, Spend report, this time revealing significantly increased spending by the oil and gas industry during the 2014 election cycle compared to previous years.

While the 2013 report showed that oil and gas spent more than $800,000 on Colorado state elections (not including United States Senate or Congressional elections) over two election cycles (2010 and 2012), Money Spill shows that the industry spent a whopping $11.79 million on the 2014 election for Colorado state offices. Continue reading