Senate Republicans to governor: no to severance taxes for water plan

Author: Marianne Goodland - January 29, 2018 - Updated: January 30, 2018

The Colorado River in Glenwood Springs. (m-kojot, istockphoto) Senate Republican leaders Monday put the kibosh on any efforts to increase severance tax dollars to pay for the state water plan, an idea floated by Gov. John Hickenlooper last week at the Colorado Water Congress. The state water plan carries a price tag estimated at $20 […]

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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.