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June 10, 2010

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Today in ColoradoBiz Politics & Policy Update

Disasters and reality

Have you received emails asking you to boycott BP due to the Gulf of Mexico accident? The most recent one demanded a boycott on all oil. Excuse me? By Martha Young

Election 2010: Michael Bennet

The former Denver Public Schools superintendent is campaigning in one of the hottest races in the country and faces competition in his own party. By Mike Cote

Read the complete transcript of Mike's interview with U.S. Sen. Bennet.

A look inside the employment numbers

The May employment report on balance was clearly disappointing to financial market players and investors who had expected a clearer sign, a stronger validation of renewed U.S. economic growth. By Jeff Thredgold

The same old story: borrow to buy

The main event (or the main problem) in the world's economy has to do with the social/business model that has been adopted and promoted by many western-oriented societies during the last 20 years. By Bill Greiner


The Gen XYZ 25: Colorado's Most Influential Young Professionals


ColoradoBiz wants to celebrate the young entrepreneurs of the 21st century! We're looking for 21- to 39-year-olds who are creating game-changing technologies, business strategies, products and services. The Top 25 finalists will appear in our October issue and at our Gen XYZ party on Sept. 30 at Mile High Station.

Nominate your favorite young professional today!

Deadline for submission is June 30.

Community Calendar


Find out more about the Minority Business Breakfast on July 22. Check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own .

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    Election 2010: Michael Bennet


    ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote talks with U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet about the issues and his campaign.


    The Women's College at DU


    The dean of the Women's College at DU talks about the school's programs for women interested in business, leadership and politics. (This video is a paid service of ColoradoBiz.)



    Nominate your company!


    Find out what it takes to be a ColoradoBiz Top Company from CoBiz Publisher Bart Taylor and UMB CEO Mariner Kemper.

    The deadline for nominations has been extended to June 15!

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    Tri-State: powering the rural West

    ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote learns more about Tri-State, the not-for-profit wholesale power provider for rural power districts.

    The Association for Corporate Growth

      Learn more about the 12th Annual Golf Challenge on June 21. And read the latest ACG news here  and web exclusives here.

    Elephant_withDo-type You are cordially invited to DO AT THE ZOO, a festive evening benefitting Denver Zoo's ongoing efforts to make sure Asian elephants and other endangered Asian wildlife always have a place on our planet. For more information and tickets, go here.