Gov. Jared Polis gives his first State of the State address to a joint session of the General Assembly at the state Capitol on January 10, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. (Kathryn Scott, The Colorado Sun)

Jared Polis has 208 options to lower your taxes. But it’ll be harder than you may think.

The governor is pledging to cut income taxes as much as $450 million by eliminating corporate tax loopholes in Colorado

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The closure of Colorado coal-fired powerplants is freeing up water for thirsty cities

Large electricity generators use lots of water to cool their coal-fired plants. As those units shut down, expect to see battles heat up over how the massive amounts of water can be repurposed.

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Against uncertain backdrop, the tax overhaul backed by Colorado’s governor and state lawmakers limps ahead

Gov. Jared Polis announced a task force in January to study the state’s tax breaks, building on the General Assembly’s efforts, but it may stall