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March 4, 2010

ColoradoBiz P2 Update

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Today in ColoradoBiz Politics & Policy Update


Rundles Wrap-up: Too progressive

Being in opposition - and only opposition - has been elevated not only to majority status, but bathed in holiness, or at least holier-than-thou-ness. By Jeff Rundles

Employee Free Choice -- or forced choice -- Act?

The 4th Workforce Freedom Airlift 2010 Takeoff organized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce was the largest ever -- partly because of the belief that EFCA would push the economy rapidly in the wrong direction. By Donna Evans

The impending implosion of the income tax system

In the movie The Day After Tomorrow, survivors stranded in a library are easily persuaded to burn the multi-volume IRS Tax Code to stay warm. It begs the question: Why did we wait until the end of the world? By Thomas Frey

Wouldn't it be nice if...

...the President and the Congressional leadership would stop talking about being "pro-business" and actually a) promote pro-business policies, and b) remove anti-business initiatives that dominate their agenda? By Jeff Thredgold

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The Association For Corporate Growth

ColoradoBiz UpdateLearn more about the 2010 Rocky Mountain Corporate Growth Conference -- Managing Beyond the Recovery: New Realities, New Rules, New Values. And read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here.

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Colorado Election 2010-Senate race: Andrew Romanoff and Michael Bennet

This is the first of a three-part debate between incumbent U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet and former Colorado Speaker of the House Andrew Romanoff for the Democratic primary. The event was moderated by Aaron Harber. "Colorado Election 2010" features the only formal televised debate to date between Bennet and Romanoff.

Part 2 airs March 8, and Part 3 airs March 15, both at 8 p.m. The program also is available for viewing at COMCAST is making all the programs available 24/7 via its Video on Demand service at no charge through the Nov. 2nd General Election.

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Wanted: Nominations for Top 100 Women-Owned Companies 

Nominate your firm for ColoradoBiz magazine's annual ranking of the state's Top 100 Women-Owned Companies slated for the May issue. Submission deadline: March 19

Hot Biz Deals

  •  Chow down in Denver! Denver Restaurant Week is a two-week celebration of Denver's delicious culinary scene. From Feb. 20 through March 5, participating restaurants will offer a multi-course dinner for the fixed price of $52.80 for two, or $26.40 for one (not including tax or gratuity). And after you've eaten, get a deal on a hotel room, too! Find out more. 
  • Join us on March 17 for a St. Patrick's Day Celebration at the Hotel Boulderado! Festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. with live Irish music from The Green Party, specialty Irish food and libations.
  • The Sheraton Steamboat Resort has put together two fabulous ski packages to make it even more affordable to hit the slopes. As the area's only ski-in, ski-out resort, Sheraton Steamboat Resort is offering the Champagne Powder Package and the Stay & Ski Package. To make a reservation or for more information, visit call 1-800-325-3535.


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