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Gov. Hickenlooper visits Durango on the 2014 Colorado Blueprint Tour.

January 11, 2014

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CO has one of the nation’s most educated, technically savvy workforces


5th Annual Procurement Expo supports Colorado businesses.

January 22, 2014

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Venture capital investments per $1K for State GDP
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Ranking on the clean energy leadership index
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Best state to start a business
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In total wind energy installed capacity
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best city for businesses & careers (Denver)
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Top state for entrepreneurial activity
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For lowest workers' compensation rates
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hotspot for startup IT jobs
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in quality of life
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Best state to live, based on job creation 
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Colorado has 42 state parks
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Flood recovery grants for businesses increased

The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) today announced that the guidelines and processes for the Recover Colorado Business Grant/Loan Program have changed, incl