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Best place for businesses & careers - Denver
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For state technology and science index
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Best state for business & careers
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4th, US Clean Tech Leadership Index
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for early-stage venture capital investment
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In total wind energy installed capacity
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For lowest state sales tax rates
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In economic outlook
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In total solar energy installed capacity
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highest rate of citizens with bachelor’s degrees
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For number of new companies per 1,000 employees
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For population 25+ with bachelor degree or higher
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Ranking for monthly energy costs in the US
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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.