Colorado Economy

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Surging Colorado Economy Inspires Lawmakers’ Plans

Colorado’s economy is one of the nation’s strongest, but lawmakers from both parties have plans to improve it during the legislative term that begins this week.


Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

State Budget Plan Focuses Investments Instead Of Cuts

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s budget proposal released Thursday includes more funding for education, more Medicaid spending, and pay increases for state employees for the first time in five years.


Colorado flag (credit: CBS)

Bankruptcy Filings In Colorado Drop

Bankruptcy filings in Colorado are down for the first time in five years.


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Colorado Economy Continues Slow Recovery

State analysts say Colorado’s fiscal outlook is getting brighter and schools will receive more funding as a result of higher-than-expected tax revenue this year.


Gov. John Hickenlooper in southern Colorado on Sunday.

Gov. Hickenlooper Winds Up Colorado Jobs Tour

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is winding up his statewide tour to get help from local counties putting together an economic plan.


The 2011 State of the State address. (credit: CBS)

Read Hickenlooper’s State Of The State Address

New Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday delivered his first State of the State address. Read the entire text.



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