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Completed applications due April 17, 2015

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most economically competitive state
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Ranking for most entrepreneurial states
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Ranking on the clean tech leadership index
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Best state to start a business
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CO has 4 of the top 10 cities for tech startups  
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Venture capital investments per $1K for State GDP
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Top state for high-tech share of all businesses
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Fastest growing economy
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highest rate of citizens with bachelor’s degrees
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Best state to make a living
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Denver's ranking on "Best cities for job seekers"
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best state for labor supply
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as America's top creative class states
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Largest US state by acreage (104,093.57 Acres)
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Ranking for monthly energy costs in the US
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Majestic national forests
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Magnificent national parks
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Breathtaking scenic & historic byways
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Colorado has 42 state parks
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Scenic & historic trains
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Boulder's ranking for strongest housing market
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7th in quality of life
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best state on Gallup's well-being index

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Colorado Techhire launches today

Representative Dan Pabon (D-CO), in partnership with The White House, Colorado private industry leaders, and Colorado state agencies announced today that Colorado is one of twenty pilot regions across the country to launch TechHire.