Initial OK Given for Investigation on Sergey Brin Dark-Money Contribution Allegation

The Colorado Secretary of State’s office has given the initial go-ahead for an investigation into a campaign finance complaint alleging Google co-founder Sergey Brin’s charitable foundation made a dark money campaign finance donation supporting a ballot initiative that would have greatly restricted new oil and gas drilling in that state.

Polis Campaign “Pushed Back Hard” Against Reporting on Personal Finances

The Democratic nominee for governor in Colorado “pushed back hard” on a local television news report set to make a detailed examination of the candidate’s personal finances, especially as it pertains to statements he has made about transparency, and how great a decision-making role he might have had in some of his investments while serving in congress.