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April 1, 2010

ColoradoBiz P2 Update

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Today in ColoradoBiz Politics & Policy Update

The Economist: What's the Fed up to?

The Federal Reserve took several actions in the first quarter that reversed programs begun more than a year ago to get credit flowing to families and businesses. What are they thinking? By Tucker Hart Adams

Ghost towns of the Internet

Will the digital ruins of today's Internet ever compare with the physical ruins of Ancient Greece or Ancient Rome? Will anyone even know they existed?  By Thomas Frey

New and improved business lobbying

The CACI has unveiled a new approach designed to create a business coalition for specific bills to improve lobbying efforts at the Legislature. By the Colorado Association of Commerce & Industry

Colorado recession watch

In February, the Colorado economy saw another bump in unemployment and a nominal increase in overall employment. While there is reason to hope the recession will soon be over, for the average Coloradan, the pain continues. By the Colorado Fiscal Policy Institute

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CO Election 2010: Andrew Romanoff, take 3


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