There is an honest way for supporters of a nationwide popular vote to eject the Electoral College, and that is to take away its accreditation by way of a constitutional amendment to repeal it. But that would take 2/3 of both houses of Congress and 3/4 of the states, and apparently that task gives opponents of the Electoral College the vapors.Much easier, they think, to perform an end-run on the US Constitution's amendment process through the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact.Interstate compacts are for regional cooperation in governing the use of river water, for example, or in agreeing that if a nurse in one state passes that state's licensing requirements, other states will accept that nurse's license to practice.Interstate compacts are not for the purpose of subverting the US Constitution.I hate the Electoral College, it's antiquated and obsolete, in my opinion. But I don't support the NPVIC.If people think our politics are divisive now, just wait to see what happens if the NPVIC is adopted by 270 electoral votes' worth of states.So, call Governor Polis' office at 303-866-2471 and tell him to veto senate bill 19-042, the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact. Be sure to mention the bill number! I do, however, like the idea of proportional electoral votes from each state. Winner-take-all is nowhere mentioned in any form in the US Constitution. Maine and Nebraska have the right idea.
Discover how easy it is to take your bike along for the ride. All buses are equipped with bike racks on the front of the bus, except for the 16th Street Free MallRide and Free MetroRide. Our easy-to-use bike racks can hold two bikes and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Our bike racks can hold adult and child bikes and can accommodate tires up to 2.35 inches in width. RTD is not responsible for lost or stolen bikes or damage to bikes due to improper loading.
There is a luggage storage service a short one minute walk from Union Station in downtown Denver - LUGDEN. You can make a reservation online - lugden.com, call - (303) 747-5600, or show up as a walk-in. They offer hourly, day, overnight and weekly bag storage. Great place to store your luggage if you're on a layover from Denver International Airport, or going to a concert, or headed to a Rockies game at Coors field and want to enjoy yourself without having to lug your bags around.