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   Today in ColoradoBiz Update
 Health care reform: plan now for the future
Health care reform is a change of historical proportion that will affect companies and the benefits they provide to their employees during the next decade. By Scott Remington 
  
A is for America—prospects for solid economic growth are still limited, but getting the mid-term elections out of the way helps reduce uncertainty. By Jeff Thredgold
 
Is a trade war in our future?
The Republicans gained control of the U.S. House of Representatives.  Do I think anything will change? In a word, no. By Arthur Polner 
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA

What is money?
At the end of the year, faced with holiday gift giving and year-end taxes, it’s a topic on everyone’s mind. By Tucker Hart Adams 

 
Is your family business the best?
Nominate your company for ColoradoBiz magazine's annual ranking of the state's Top 50 Family Owned Companies in the February issue!
                                    
                  Seeking sustainability superstars! 
 
The 2011 Sustainability Champion Awards recognize business teams that have gone above and beyond to create a program or initiative that has made a measurable contribution to the environment, the economy and society. Nominate a team today, or find out more about the award or how to become a judge. Nominations are due by Jan. 6. For more information, contact Natalia Korobova at natalia@corecolorado.org.
 
 
 
 
The Association for Corporate Growth
  Learn more about the Private Equity/Intermediary Networking Event at Invesco Field on Dec. 9. And read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here. 
 
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 Today on ColoradoBiz TV
Editor Mike Cote learns more about the warm and fuzzy program that Patton Boggs LLP has brought to one Denver public school.
 

Outstanding women wanted
The ATHENA Award honors individuals who strive toward the highest levels of personal and professional accomplishment and forge leadership paths for other women to follow. Nominate an outstanding woman today -- deadline: Feb. 4. And find out more about the 2011 Athena Awards gala on April 28. 
 
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Publisher Bart Taylor talks with Colorado Ag Commissioner John Stulp about the impact of Western water scarcity on agriculture.
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