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May 13, 2010

ColoradoBiz P2 Update

Today in ColoradoBiz Politics & Policy Update

Maybe Colorado's taxes aren't so taxing after all

Complaints that Colorado residents pay sky-high taxes or that tax rates are higher than ever are off base. Here are some facts to shed some light on the issue. By the Colorado Fiscal Policy Institute

This bill's got problems

It might discourage companies from locating in Colorado or cause them to invest in other states that offer a higher enterprise-zone credit. By the Colorado Association of Commerce & Industry

Economic baby steps

American monthly job performance has gone from the worst since the Great Depression to stronger and stronger data in a classic pattern. The pattern is likely to continue. By Jeff Thredgold

Positioned for growth


Earlier this year, the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation released its fifth annual Industry Cluster Study, a competitive analysis of industries leading the region's future economic growth. By the Metro Denver EDC

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Find out more about the Startup Junkie Underground: Doing Business in India moderated by ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote on May 17. Check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own.

Colorado's Top 50 Minority-Owned Companies

Nominate your company for ColoradoBiz magazine's annual ranking of the Top 50 Minority-Owned Companies in July. Nomination deadline: May 21, 2010.

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