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June 17, 2010

ColoradoBiz P2 Update

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Today in ColoradoBiz Politics & Policy Update

Job-killers and mergers

We have been getting some figures from Coloradans for Responsible Reform on the impact of Amendments 60 and 61 and Proposition 101 -- and they're not good. By Kelly Brough

A letter to our senators: Nix EPA rule

CACI President Chuck Berry urged Michael Bennet and Mark Udall to negate a proposed EPA rule that would essentially require permits for utilities and energy providers. By the Colorado Association of Commerce & Industry

A statewide tour of the economy

To supplement economists' insights, we've gathered some thoughts from Vectra Bank Colorado market presidents and customers throughout the state. By Bruce Alexander

The future of Social Security

A number of media stories have appeared in recent weeks discussing the fact that Social Security payments now exceed the inflow of funds into the system -- years sooner than expected. By Jeff Thredgold


Top 250 Private Companies? You tell us!


Nominate your company for ColoradoBiz magazine's annual ranking of the state's Top 250 Private Companies that will appear in the September issue.

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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You can now submit your own Playmakers or In Biz items! And check out ColoradoBiz's new job board for job seekers and employers.  

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.

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Today on ColoradoBiz P2 TV


Ritter talks companies to watch

ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote talks with Gov. Bill Ritter about the importance of up-and-coming companies.

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See more ColoradoBiz stories on Channel 7

Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz on business
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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.