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Colorado Democrats will try to resurrect provisions from gutted land-use bill

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Less than a week after a land-use bill hailed by Gov. Jared Polis as a way to solve Colorado’s affordable housing crisis was gutted in the state Senate, a group of House Democrats is making a last-ditch effort to resurrect portions of the legislation, including those requiring cities to zone for increased housing density around bus and train stops.

Reps. Steven Woodrow, D-Denver and Iman Jodeh, D-Aurora, the two lead sponsors of Senate Bill 213 in the House, have drafted a set of amendments they plan to introduce during a committee hearing Tuesday that would add back some of the most controversial elements of the original bill. 

The proposed changes, which would have to be approved by the Senate before the bill could be sent to Polis’ desk, come a week before the end…

Elliott Wenzler

2023-05-01 19:42:34

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