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Bill links oil & gas development, severance taxes

Author: Peter Marcus - May 4, 2012 - Updated: May 4, 2012

Sonnenberg calls city in his Eastern Plains district ‘greedy’ Rep. Jerry Sonnenberg, a Republican from Sterling, has found himself at odds with his own district over a proposal to prohibit the distribution of severance tax dollars to local governments that restrict or delay oil and gas operations. The Eastern Plains lawmaker is unapologetic in defending […]

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Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus

Peter Marcus is senior statehouse reporter for Colorado Politics. He covers the legislature and previously covered politics, the governor’s office, the legislature and Congress for The Durango Herald. He joined The Herald in 2014 from The Colorado Statesman, a Denver-based political weekly. The Washington Post twice named Marcus one of the nation’s top state-based political and legislative reporters.