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Best place for businesses & careers - Denver
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for small business job gains
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Best state for business & careers
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highest rate of citizens with bachelor’s degrees
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Top state for high-tech share of all businesses
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Fastest growing economy
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Ranking for most entrepreneurial states
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CO has 4 of the top 10 cities for tech startups  
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Top state for “talent pipeline”
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as America's top creative class states
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Most highly educated state
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For population 25+ with bachelor degree or higher
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Boulder's ranking for strongest housing market
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Breathtaking scenic & historic byways
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Fourteeners (peaks with elevations 14,000 ft +)
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Denver ranking for US cities most popular to move
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Spectacular ski areas and resorts
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Largest US state by acreage (104,093.57 Acres)
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Majestic national forests
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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.