Colorado Continues the Fight for Water Rights Against Federal Power

Colorado residents have been trying to find a remedy from the National Forestry Service’s grab over water rights since 2011. Senator Jerry Sonnenberg has been introducing legislation to combat the feds over this very thing since 2013, and has continued his fight for water rights against eminent domain since 2007. His latest bill, SB064, continues the fight against the federal government’s complete disregard to property rights protected by the state Constitution.

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TRUST Act Would Effectively Nullify Some Federal Immigration Policies in Illinois

A bill introduced In Illinois last week would ban the state from using resources to help enforce some federal immigration programs, effectively nullifying their implementation within the state. Senate Bill 22 (SB22), introduced by State Sen. John Cullerton as the Illinois TRUST Act, bars law enforcement officers from participating in a federal immigration policy that asks…

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