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Pipeline bill becomes battle

By Marianne Goodland A bill that began as a simple, technical change to a 19th century statute has turned into a much bigger battle over whether the state should grant eminent domain rights to oil and petroleum companies. Sponsors of Senate Bill 13-021 claim the bill would merely make a technical correction in state law to […]


Technical change turns to eminent domain battle

By Marianne Goodland A bill that began as a simple, technical change to a 19th-century statute has turned into a much bigger battle over whether the state should grant eminent domain rights to oil and petroleum companies. Sponsors of Senate Bill 13-021 claim the bill would merely make a technical correction in state law to add […]


Colorado senators give a rare mention to CACI

Never has the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry (CACI) seemed to wield so much power with legislative Democrats — especially when it doesn’t actually take a stance on a bill. The Colorado Senate gave preliminary approval Monday to Senate Bill 18, sponsored by Sen. Jesse Ulibarri, D-Commerce City, which would limit employers’ ability to use […]