Colorado’s Constitution 2008: Reform Or Dry-Cash Cow?
Yes, Colorado has one of the easiest constitutions in the country to change. Yes, a bipartisan bevy of lawmakers want reform, and they want it this year. But with the giant, money-sucking Democratic National Convention coming to Denver, not to mention expensive presidential and U.S. Senate races, will there be any cash left over to push such a plan this November? Especially given – irony of ironies – Colorado’s ballot is already clogging up fast with … yet more proposed amendments to the Constitution?Norma Anderson, a Lakewood Republican and former state Senate Majority Leader, was among a group of advisers that earlier this month released recommendations on possible overhauls to Colorado’s constitutional process. Among them: