Fix to marijuana taxes for special districts headed to Colorado governor

Author: Marianne Goodland - February 14, 2018 - Updated: February 15, 2018

Special districts like the eight-county metro Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD) and a hospital district on the Western Slope can breathe easier this week after the Colorado state Senate wrapped up the last details on a bill that will allow them to once again collect retail marijuana taxes.

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Marianne Goodland

Marianne Goodland

Marianne Goodland is the chief legislative reporter for Colorado Politics. She's covered the Colorado General Assembly for 20 years, starting off in 1998 with the Silver & Gold Record, the editorially-independent newspaper at CU that was shuttered in 2009. She also writes for six rural newspapers in northeastern Colorado. Marianne specializes in rural issues, agriculture, water and, during election season, campaign finance. In her free time (ha!) she lives in Lakewood with her husband, Jeff; a cantankerous Shih-Tzu named Sophie; and Gunther the cat. She is also an award-winning professional harpist.