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April 15, 2010

ColoradoBiz P2 Update


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ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote moderates a panel of distinguished business executives on the role of ethical standards and behavior in today's business lending environment. $25/continental breakfast
Where: Sheraton Denver Downtown
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Today in ColoradoBiz P2 Update

A huge state health care expansion

A new fee charged at most hospitals across Colorado will pay for a massive expansion of health insurance for people with low incomes -- one of the biggest improvements in recent history to access to affordable health care for all Coloradans. By the Colorado Center on Law &  Policy

Most economists agree the recession is over...

The U.S. private sector has added a modest number of jobs during four of the past five months. The nation's manufacturing sector has been growing for the past eight months. Confidence levels are beginning to rise. By Jeff Thredgold

Preparing for next generation thinking

In the future, people will look back at this time and see it as very confusing. Corporate turf battles have slowed the promise of the everything display where all content is available through all screens. All of that is about to change. By Thomas Frey

Alliance sponsors Legislature's Green Caucus

The Alliance for Sustainable Colorado is sponsoring the General Assembly's new Green Caucus, formed to ensure that Colorado takes effective measures to promote the protection of its environment and natural resources. By the Alliance for Sustainable Colorado

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    Hot Biz Deals 

    • Viceroy Snowmass invites Colorado residents to celebrate springtime in the mountains, with special Springtime in Snowmass deals from April 12  to June 16. Room rates start at $95 for a studio residence. The Spa at Viceroy Snowmass is also offering savings on all massages, facials, rituals and manicure/pedicures., or call 1.888.328.1724
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    • Tour the sustainable restaurant scene in Denver this April during the Green Route Restaurant Tour! Each participating restaurant is a member of Denver's Green Route, a green map for the City of Denver All tours are complimentary and will feature special appetizer and drink specials and the opportunity to meet with the owners and chefs. Please visit to print your tour pass.
    • SPRING DEALS! Telluride Resort Lodging is now offering half off select available lodging for the rest of this ski season. Rates now starting as low as $107 per night. Some restrictions may apply. Offer valid for new reservations only. Minimum night stay required. Go to, or call 800.778.8581.
    • Hit the links at the Broadmoor! Its 5-star Golf Getaway includes accommodations, full breakfast, one round of golf including cart, locker, club storage and range balls for $233 per person per night based on double occupancy. Plus earn resort credit from $75 to $300 depending on length of stay. Through April 30.