Renewable energy has helped rural counties - Colorado Politics

Renewable energy has helped rural counties

Author: Peter Marcus - February 7, 2014 - Updated: February 7, 2014

Surprise, surprise? Lawmakers on Wednesday heard from renewable energy industry leaders and county commissioners on how energy portfolio mandates are helping to increase business and create jobs, as well as boost tax revenues in rural Colorado. The hearing before a joint meeting of the Agriculture, Livestock and Natural Resources committees came as Democrats have killed […]

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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.