Governor Hickenlooper Tells Coloradans to not 'believe the deception' of Amendment 74

By John Hickenlooper Amendment 74 is a deceptive constitutional ballot measure being pushed by special interests who aren’t telling the whole truth about what it will do. It would destroy the balance Colorado has struck over decades…

Colorado Economists See Amendment 74 as 'risky, radical, and unsound'

By Dr. Nicholas Flores, Douglas Jeavons, Dr. Phyllis Resnick, Jeff Romine, Patricia Silverstein, Chris Stiffler and Dr. Jeffrey Zax As economists that live and work in the great state of Colorado, we urge voters to reject Amendment 74 and…

Report: More than One in Five Election Dollars Comes from a Fossil Fuel Corporation

As Originally Reported by Chase Woodruff and David Sirota  Over the last eight years, in response to mounting public pressure to curb and regulate drilling activity, Colorado’s oil and gas industry has built a voter-outreach and -influence…

Outdoor Recreation Groups See Amendment 74 as a threat to CO traditions

By David Nickum, Colorado Trout Unlimited, Denver; Nick Payne, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Denver; Aaron Kindle, National Wildlife Federation, Salida and Brien Webster, Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, Grand Junction. Fall…

Historic Preservationists Join List of Amendment 74 Opponents

As Originally Reported by Paige Yowell Unlikely allies have have joined forces to oppose Amendment 74: Republicans, Democrats, labor unions and local chambers of commerce. Add to that list historic preservationists, who are worried that…

Fountain and Green Mountain Falls Join Opposition Against Amendment 74

As Originally Reported by Rachel Riley Two municipalities in El Paso County have joined Colorado Springs and other cities and towns across the state in opposing a Nov. 6 ballot initiative that would require governments to pay landowners…

Town of La Jara Passes Resolution on Amendment 74

By Raymond J. Valdez, La Jara town attorney The Board of Trustees of the Town of La Jara is equally as concerned as many of the town’s sister towns and cities regarding the ramification and consequences of Constitutional Amendment 74 if…

The Greeley Tribune Calls Amendment 74 'too broad and too vague'

By the Greeley Tribune Editorial Board The amendment is so vague and so broad, it’s almost impossible to tell what the ramifications will be. One thing that does seem clear is that the measure would make it awfully tough for local government…

22 Southern Colorado Counties Oppose Amendment 74

By Action 22 Board of Directors Colorado voters may find their minds swimming this week when ballots arrive and they are faced with a near record number of statewide amendments. The proverbial “Blue Book” that arrived in voters’ homes…

Steamboat Pilot & Today Takes 'No' Stance on Amendment 74

By the Steamboat Pilot & Today Editorial Board With a multi-page ballot this fall, featuring 10 statewide ballot issues, the Steamboat Pilot & Today Editorial Board is using today's Our View space to offer our positions on five of…