Business-civic coalition forms to oppose Colorado fracking ballot measures

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 Reporter – Denver Business JournalApril 30, 2014

Business leaders have reassembled the powerhouse Coloradans for Responsible Reform to oppose 12 potential oil-and-gas regulation measures that could be on the state’s November ballot.

And they have added nontraditional allies such as former U.S. senator and Interior secretary Ken Salazar to their coalition this year.

The organization so far includes 55 groups ranging from the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry to the Eastern Colorado Council of Black Nurses.

It began meeting with news media outlets Wednesday in what co-chairwoman Kelly Brough, president/CEO of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, called its official kickoff.

Educational and marketing efforts will follow in the coming months, she said.

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