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Ranking on the clean tech leadership index
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Best place for businesses & careers - Denver
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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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highest rate of citizens with bachelor’s degrees
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For state technology and science index
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Fastest growing economy
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4th in the US for job growth
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for small business job gains
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Best state for business & careers
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Most highly educated state
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as America's top creative class states
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5th for number of wind power related jobs
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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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4th happiest state in the nation
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Majestic national forests
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Largest US state by acreage (104,093.57 Acres)
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Colorado has 42 state parks
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Red Rocks is the best amphitheater in the US
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Awe-inspiring mountain ranges
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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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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.