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   Today in ColoradoBiz P2 Update
A year after President Obama's health-care reform was signed into law, frustration still reigns among many Colorado businesspeople. By Debra Melani

A politics and policy wish list
Wouldn't it be nice if ... our 401(k) balances would continue to rebound nicely in coming years...American companies would begin hiring again in a big way. By Jeff Thredgold

Curing Colorado's budget woes
The state's budget problems are exacerbated by a structural imbalance that will ensure budget problems persist for years, a University of Denver study finds. By Chase Squires 
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
The world should be flat
Steve Forbes has a bolder idea than simply extending the Bush-era tax cuts for two years. Remember the flat tax? By Mike Cote  


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August Ritter talks about the nonprofit Ipoderac Children’s Fund, which helps abandoned or abused boys in a small town in Mexico. Learn more at 
The American Red Cross Breakfast of Champions on March 4 from 7:30-9 a.m. at the Hyatt Regency at the Colorado Convention Center is a premier fundraising event that honors everyday heroes and celebrates the notion that we can all be part of something bigger than ourselves. All proceeds support the American Red Cross Mile High Chapter. Tickets are available for purchase by calling (303) 607-4792. For more information, go here.
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