Gov't Affairs, Govt - State of Colorado

Ballot Initiatives would Overturn Colorado Water Law

Proponents of two radical ballot measures are gathering signatures to put them on the November ballot. Initiatives 3 and 45 would change the Colorado constitution to give the public a superior interest in Colorado’s water, trumping private water rights. The measures seek to supplant constitutional provisions that form the basis for Colorado’s prior appropriation doctrine… Continue reading Ballot Initiatives would Overturn Colorado Water Law