Legal Alert - Colorado Supreme Court Clears Ballot Initiative Aimed at Bolstering Local Control of Oil and Gas Drilling


by J. Paul Betzer

On June 30, the Colorado Supreme Court issued its opinion In the Matter of the Title, Ballot Title, and Submission Clause for 2013–2014 #89[1] (Initiative 89). In affirming the finding of the state’s Ballot Title Setting Board that Initiative 89 satisfies Colorado’s constitutional single-subject requirement, the state’s high court cleared the initiative for signature collection.

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