Three Western Slope Local Government Entities Oppose Amendment 74

By the Crested Butte News Editorial Staff The Mt. Crested Butte Town Council, Crested Butte Town Council and Gunnison County Board of Commissioners (BOCC) have passed resolutions taking positions on several 2018 local ballot measures. Not…

Fort Collins City Council Opposes Amendment 74

As Originally Reported by Nick Coltrain The council abstained Tuesday night from taking a position on Proposition 112, a ballot measure that would prohibit oil and gas wells from going in within 2,500 feet of homes, schools, hospitals,…

Telluride Town Council Sees Amendment 74 as Disastrous

As Originally Reported by Suzanne Cheavens Telluride Town Council and staff agreed in no uncertain terms that should Amendment 74 pass, it would be disastrous to not only town government, but for every municipality and governmental entity…

Grand Junction Daily Sentinel Rejects Amendment 74

By the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel Editorial Board Thus far we've endorsed two local measures (Ballot Issue 1A and Referred Measure 2A) that would benefit local government, nonprofits and the economy. Shifting to the statewide ballot…

Brush City Council Unanimously Opposes Amendment 74

As Originally Reported by Jenni Grubbs Quinlin said everything she had read about this issue indicated that other states that had adopted similar policies to this one had later learned that they had "catastrophic" unintended consequences.…

Pueblo Chieftain Opposes Amendment 74

By the Pueblo Chieftain Editorial Board On the surface, the language of Amendment 74 sounds as American as mom and apple pie. If approved, it would require a state or local government to compensate a property owner if a law or regulation…

Pueblo Chieftain Reports that Amendment 74 Opponents are Speaking Out

As Originally Reported by Peter Roper Constitutional amendments leave a deep imprint on state law, and Amendment 74 on the Nov. 6 ballot is drawing heavy fire from state and local governments, environmental groups and even conservative voices. On…

Colorado Public Radio Reports Bipartisan Opposition to Amendment 74

As Originally Reported by Xandra McMahon Opposition to Amendment 74—a measure that would compensate private landowners if government actions diminished their property values—is growing as Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper, Republican…