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For state technology and science index
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4th in the US for job growth
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Ranking for most entrepreneurial states
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Venture capital investments per $1K for State GDP
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most economically competitive state
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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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Most highly educated state
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Colorado is home to 6 National Monuments
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Rivers’ headwaters begin here
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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.