Romanoff gets Colorado freedom of information award
DENVER, Colorado ” Former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff has been honored for putting House sessions on television.
Romanoff, a Denver Democrat, was given the Sue O’Brien Award for Public Service by the Colorado Freedom of Information Council on Thursday.
Romanoff led a campaign to establish a nonprofit broadcasting organization to provide live, streaming video coverage House proceedings.
His couldn’t run for re-election last year because of term limits.
The Freedom of Information Council includes news media, libraries, booksellers and others dedicated to preserving open government.
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The award is named for the late Sue O’Brien, who worked as a radio broadcaster, editorial page editor of The Denver Post and press secretary to former Colorado Gov. Roy Romer.
Colorado Freedom of Information Council: http://www.nfoic.org/colorado