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Severance Tax Debate HEATs Up
Newspaper Article

Severance Tax Debate HEATs Up

BY Brandon Johansson

Local politicians say the state's severance tax money should stay on the Western Slope. Two Denver-based conservative activists last week presented a plan to redistribute severance tax funds to the rest of the state, but the proposal is drawing fire. The proposed amendment, called the Home Energy Adjustment Tax-Rebate, has raised the ire of politicians across the Western Slope, including some in Moffat County.