Guv needs to find another budget fix

The message from local government officials to Gov. John Hickenlooper is loud and clear: Keep you mitts off our share of severance tax money and find another way to balance the budget.

We support the position backed by Club 20, Mesa County and the city of Grand Junction. Just because Colorado has more severance tax money coming in than it originally projected shouldn’t mean the money’s up for grabs.


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