9:16am

Tue February 15, 2011
Legislature

Constitution Reform Measure Clears Senate Hurdle

A measure that would make it tougher to change the state constitution cleared a senate committee on Monday. 

Supporters of the proposal say the constitution is already too complicated and initiatives cost millions of dollars to defeat and defend in court. But as Bente Birkeland reports, libertarian and tea party groups say the measure infringes on the people's rights to petition the government.

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