Colorado Gov. Jared Polis prepares to head to his new office before his inauguration at the Colorado Capitol on Jan. 8, 2019. (AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post/Pool)

Jared Polis won’t get one top priority this session: his income tax cut

The Democratic governor remains committed to the idea but says he needs time to work on it “over the next year”

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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