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Amendment 74: A Serious Danger to the Colorado Economy

This November, Colorado voters will face several (some will say, too many) ballot measures. One of these measures, Amendment 74, proposes amending the Colorado Constitution to require that owners receive “just compensation” when their property is “reduced in fair market value by government law or regulation.” While Otten Johnson strongly supports our clients’ property rights—and we routinely assist clients in cases involving takings, eminent domain, and related land use matters—we firmly believe that Amendment 74 is poorly conceived and drafted. It will hamstring local governments, thwart meritorious legislation, and prompt excessive litigation. Amendment 74 presents a serious danger to Colorado’s economic future, and we encourage our clients and friends to oppose it.

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