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Rep. Rhonda Fields Calls for More Transparency Around Court Spending

State Reps. Yeulin Willett, Polly Lawrence and Rhonda Fields at a Sept 22 press conference
Photo Credit: Colorado Public Radio

(h/t CPR) A bill proposed for the next legislative session in Colorado would make public more information on how the state court system is spending tax money.

State Rep. Rhonda Fields, D-Aurora, says the public should know if state public defenders are spending taxpayer dollars wisely. “It is baffling to me that I can’t get answers as a lawmaker about how much a defense is costing,” Fields said.

Read the full story at Colorado Public Radio.