While the Colorado Independent Ethics Commission has not yet received a response from Gov. John Hickenlooper on the ethics complaint filed against him in October, Commissioner Bill Leone predicted Monday that the panel will move quickly on the complaint.
A GOP senator wants the AG to look into "whether Governor Hickenlooper accepted benefits from a corporation days before taking an official state action that provided direct financial benefit to the same corporation."
Gessler, who lost his most recent fight with the Colorado Independent Ethics Commission over travel spending in June, has now appealed the decision of the Colorado Supreme Court to the U.S. Supreme Court.
State Sen. Vicki Marble, a Fort Collins Republican, has filed a lawsuit against the Colorado Independent Ethics Commission challenging its recent decision that found she had violated the state's constitutional amendment on ethics.