If you're proud of Colorado's world-class universities, thank a donor or a tapped-out parent. The Colorado legislature? Eh, only if you've got any gratitude to spare, because the General Assembly has other priorities.
Opposition to Initiative #108, a constitutional ballot measure that would bar governments from reducing the value of private property without fair payment is heating up, two days before petitions for the measure are expected to be turned in to the Secretary of State.
Oil and gas leasing on federal lands is revving up in Colorado and across the West, with shorter time frames for comment and bigger lease sales as environmental groups rush to meet today's deadline to get in their protests on the upcoming September lease sales.