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Major Colorado Land-Use Reform Bill Stripped of Upzoning Requirements

A Colorado legislative committee stripped the major provisions of a housing bill championed by Gov. Jared Polis on Wednesday morning, turning it from a dramatic reshaping of zoning laws in the state into an effort to assess statewide housing needs without preemptions on local governments.

New Roadmap Aims to Double Acreage of Conserved Colorado Lands

As Colorado faces mounting challenges associated with a changing climate – record-breaking wildfires, extreme drought and dwindling water supplies, the loss of habitat for native plants and animals – a new roadmap aims to help secure the state’s most critical natural resources by doubling the footprint of conserved lands over the next ten years.