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Completed applications due April 17, 2015

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Top state for “talent pipeline”
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Top state for high-tech share of all businesses
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For state technology and science index
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Best state to start a business
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most economically competitive state
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best state for business
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Best state to make a living
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Ranking on the clean tech leadership index
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for early-stage venture capital investment
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For population 25+ with bachelor degree or higher
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Most highly educated state
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Denver's ranking on "Best cities for job seekers"
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Colorado has 42 state parks
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Awe-inspiring mountain ranges
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Colorado is home to 6 National Monuments
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Scenic & historic trains
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Magnificent national parks
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4th happiest state in the nation
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Largest US state by acreage (104,093.57 Acres)
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Denver ranking for US cities most popular to move
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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.