Affordability Matters Blog
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It’s come to this: Senate Bill 252, the unfair and unreasonable bill that would raise rural electricity costs by billions, has been passed and sent by the Colorado Legislature to Gov. John Hickenlooper.
We’re asking Coloradans across the state to ask Gov. Hickenlooper to veto this expensive mandate. Click here now to learn more and take action. [The hyperlink has been removed because this alert is no longer active.]
During the April 8 committee hearing on Senate Bill 252 in the Colorado Senate, State Senator Ted Harvey wisely asked how the bill’s potentially multibillion-dollar impact on electricity costs would affect state-owned facilities located in the service territories of rural electric cooperatives. It’s a logical question – farmers, ranchers,
The television and radio spot below encourage Coloradans to stand up to the politicians and special interests who are jamming a costly bill through the legislature without any input from the rural consumers it would affect.
One of the most frequently quoted expressions in the western United States claims that “Whiskey is for drinking and water is for fighting over.” But as contentious as water policy can sometimes be, the liquid so critical to life and economic vitality can occasionally serve as a topic of remarkable agreement as well.