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August 12, 2010

ColoradoBiz P2 Update


Today in ColoradoBiz P2 Update

Lessons from the election

The biggest winner next to John Hickenlooper --- who didn't even have an opponent --- probably was Tom Tancredo. With the GOP split, Tancredo will argue he is the candidate Republicans should support. By Aaron Harber

Why NOT to extend unemployment benefits

Realistically, voting to not extend unemployment benefits is probably political suicide. But it's also the right thing to do. By John Heckers

Disappointing jobs news

The nation's unemployment rate was 9.5 percent in July, matching June's rate. But there was some good news. By Jeff Thredgold

Election 2010: John Hickenlooper 

Five years ago, John Hickenlooper jumped out of an airplane to promote two referendums designed to loosen the stranglehold the Taxpayer Bill of Rights was having. By Mike Cote

Watch the interview with Hick.

The Mikes are Climbing for Kids!

You can help ColoradoBiz editors Mike Taylor and Mike Cote and IP5280 meet their fundraising goal for the 2010 Climbing for Kids for the Children's Hospital and the Kempe Foundation. Visit our Web page to make a donation or join the team climbing 14er Mount Bierstadt on Aug. 13.

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Find out more about the Top Company Awards Event on Sept. 16. And check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own.

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Election 2010: Dan Maes


ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote talks with GOP gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes about his campaign and stand on the issues.



Election 2010: Ken Buck


ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote talks with GOP U.S. Senate hopeful Ken Buck about his campaign and stand on the issues.

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We've extended the deadline for nominations for the Colorado Sustainable Design Awards!

Entry forms due: Aug. 16

Nomination packets due: Aug. 30

CSDA is a statewide program recognizing outstanding sustainable design in residential, commercial and civic buildings and master planned communities.

The Association for Corporate Growth

  Learn more about the The 5th Annual Investment & Finance Cross-Networking Event on Oct. 20. And read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here.

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