Does the Constitution of the United States still have meaning? Amendment V reads in part . . . “nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use without just compensation.”
PHOENIX — Known for booze-fueled partying and good-ol' boy, clownish behavior, Rep. Don Shooter spent the past seven years as a hard-to-miss fixture who wielded considerable power at the Arizona state Capitol.
But he was kicked out of the Arizona Legislature last week for a lengthy pattern of sexual misconduct.
She’s a fully engaged environmental activist and green-energy advocate; she’s a hard-charging, small-city mayor who is duking it out with the oil and gas industry as well as the state government over her community’s attempts to curb drilling; she’s a mom. And it all fits together pretty seamlessly if you’re Christine Berg, especially as mayor […]
Claiming the federal government failed to consider the impact of drilling on a threatened bird's habitat, three environmental groups and San Miguel County sued the Bureau of Land Management on Tuesday seeking to cancel a number of oil and gas leases sold earlier this year in southwest Colorado.
Democratic candidates for Colorado attorney general this week tore into Republican incumbent Cynthia Coffman’s month-old decision to appeal a court ruling critics say could bring a halt to oil and gas production in the state, with two of the Democrats vowing to scrap the appeal if elected and one of them lashing his primary opponents for not weighing in sooner.
The two Democrats running for attorney general in next year’s election on Thursday ripped a decision by Republican incumbent Cynthia Coffman to defy Gov. John Hickenlooper by appealing a court decision critics say could shut down oil and gas production in Colorado.
Asserting that Colorado’s governor doesn’t have the authority to overrule a decision made by the state’s oil and gas commission, Attorney General Cynthia Coffman on Thursday appealed a lower court ruling that could effectively shut down drilling in the state despite Gov. John Hickenlooper’s request this week for her office to stand down.
Some of the most vocal supporters of pending legislation to create extra breathing room between schools and nearby oil and gas operations are those who live in the shadow of the drilling rigs. Yet, not all neighbors of drilling sites see things that way. The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reports that the county commission in energy-rich Garfield County — site of much oil […]