Gov't Affairs, Govt - Nation

Nation: Supreme Court to Hear Property Rights Case

The United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear oral argument in an important property rights case, Murr v. State of Wisconsin, on March 20, 2017.The Murr case, for which NAR submitted an Amicus Brief, arises from a Wisconsin’s family’s attempt to sell or develop a small river-front plot of land which they acquired in… Continue reading Nation: Supreme Court to Hear Property Rights Case

Gov't Affairs, Govt - Nation, Govt - State of Colorado

Nation: Supreme Court to Hear WOTUS

The Supreme Court has agreed to take up the dispute over which lower courts have jurisdiction to hear challenges to the Obama administration's Clean Water Rule. The Court will reconsider the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' decision to hear legal challenges to the rule, which is also known as Waters of the U.S., or WOTUS.… Continue reading Nation: Supreme Court to Hear WOTUS

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Nation: Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Property Rights

Recently, the Supreme Court unanimously decided in favor of property rights and property owners in Hawkes vs. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers a case in which NAR joined as party to an amicus brief. The Court issued its opinion upholding the property owner’s right to appeal in court an Army Corps of Engineers determination that… Continue reading Nation: Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Property Rights

Gov't Affairs, Govt - County Weld, Govt Greeley

Greeley: City Revising Sign Code

Brett Walker, a planner with Greeley’s Community Development Department, says the City will revise its sign code in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in 2015 Reed v. Town of Gilbert (AZ).  In the ruling, the Supreme Court held that the sign code of the town was unconstitutional because it regulated various types… Continue reading Greeley: City Revising Sign Code

Gov't Affairs, Govt - CO Assoc. of Realtors®

Supreme Court to Consider TABOR?

Colorado’s Taxpayer's Bill of Rights (TABOR) could once again get national attention. The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to decide the fate of a lawsuit against the 1992 voter-approved Constitutional amendment. The court's decision will be watched because it could impact the ability of all states to govern as they choose. Plaintiffs in the anti-TABOR… Continue reading Supreme Court to Consider TABOR?