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2 nd
highest rate of citizens with bachelor’s degrees
2 nd
Among the second-tier bioscience states
4 th
Best state to make a living
4 th
4th, US Clean Tech Leadership Index
3 rd
State in Small Business Innovative Research grants
3 rd
Ft. Collins ranks 3rd best city for business
7 th
best place for business & careers -Ft. Collins
5 th
Ranking on the clean energy leadership index
8 th
Top state for “talent pipeline”
4 th
In number of new companies per 1,000 employees
4 th
Denver's ranking on "Best cities for job seekers"
3 rd
For high tech employment per 1,000 workers
2 nd
For population 25+ with bachelor degree or higher
1 st
Boulder's ranking for strongest housing market
6 th
state for volunteers per capita
Rivers’ headwaters begin here
8 th
Largest state in the USA by acreage
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Spectacular ski areas and resorts
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Fiona Arnold appointed exec. director of OEDIT

Gov. John Hickenlooper announced today that Fiona Arnold will be appointed executive director of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), effective Jan. 2, 2015.