Legal Lasso: Water Fight Erupts in Northern Colorado

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Water Fight Begins in Weld County
Thornton sued Weld County’s board of commissioners in an effort to secure a pipeline to carry water from Fort Collins. 

Lawmakers Say They’ll Abandon Climate Change Bill
General Assembly Democrats say they will walk away from a bill that would have imposed greenhouse gas emission targets, deferring to Gov. Jared Polis’ opposition to the measure. 

United Airlines Commits to Buying Supersonic Passenger Aircraft from Colorado Company
Boom Supersonic has sold its first airplanes, with United Airlines contracting to buy 15 of the jets.


Postmaster General Under Scrutiny
The Department of Justice is investigating Louis DeJoy, postmaster general, for alleged campaign finance violations. (New York Times)

Facebook: Hate Speech Rules Will Apply to Politicians
Social media giant Facebook said it would apply the platform’s hate speech prohibitions to politicians who use it. (Washington Post) 

Trump White House Counsel to Testify
Don McGahn, former White House counsel, will testify in a closed session today before a Congressional committee, bringing to an end a multi-year fight over his subpoenaed appearance. (The Guardian)

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