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Colorado ethics panel to investigate shorter list of complaints against Hickenlooper

The panel dismissed all claims that took place prior to Oct. 12, 2017. That's because the commission limits its jurisdiction to the 12 months preceding the filing of the complaint.
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Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper

The Colorado Independent Ethics Commission will move forward with an investigation into some, but not all, of a former Republican lawmaker's complaints about travel and gifts provided to then-Gov. John Hickenlooper in 2018.

The state panel voted unanimously Monday to look at five travel-related gifts and dismissed three others filed by former Republican Speaker of the House Frank McNulty and his Public Trust Institute.

They decided to postpone action on a Hickenlooper motion to dismiss the complaint in its entirety until after the investigation is completed.

McNulty's complaint alleges Hickenlooper violated state ethics laws. 

Read more at Colorado Politics.