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States reach agreement on Rio Grande Compact, Biden administration objects

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After years of dispute and finally reaching an historic agreement over the use of water from the Rio Grande River, the states of Texas, New Mexico and Colorado are requesting a special master, and eventually the U.S. Supreme Court, to approve their settlement terms considering a recent objection raised by the Biden administration.

Secretaries of state warn 'independent state legislature theory' would upend elections

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Thirteen Secretaries of State led by Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court in Moore v. Harper, a case that will have the court considering the "independent state legislature" theory.