Business

4:15pm

Mon October 10, 2011
Business

Colorado Farmers Await Free Trade Vote

Colorado farmers have looked to expand their export markets in recent years.
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Many Colorado farmers are eager for Congress to ratify three long-pending free trade deals.  The US House and Senate are expected to pass the pacts with South Korea, Panama and Columbia as early as Wednesday.

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3:22pm

Thu October 6, 2011
Business

Gov. Hickenlooper Visits Fort Collins, Stresses Entrepreneurship

Grace Hood

Governor John Hickenlooper swung through Northern Colorado today in what he’s calling a “follow up” to his economic blueprint plan. The blueprint came after Hickenlooper solicited feedback from business leaders in all 64 Colorado counties in his "bottom up" economic development process. It includes six specific goals, including efforts to recruit and retain more businesses.

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6:00am

Thu October 6, 2011
Business

Ski Area Recreation Act Would Expand Summer Activities for Resorts

Under the Ski Area Recreation Opportunity Enhancement Act, ski resorts would be allowed to expand summer activities on U.S. Forest Land to include mountain biking terrain.
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A bill that would make it easier to create off-season jobs in resort communities has cleared the U.S. House of Representatives and is now headed to the U.S. Senate for consideration.

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5:29am

Thu October 6, 2011
Business

Wingless Flight Program Could Help NoCo Travelers Fly Through DIA

courtesy of Denver International Airport

Northern Colorado travelers may soon be able to bypass the security lines at DIA. KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Jeff Nuttall, publisher of the Northern Colorado Business Report, about how the wingless flight program could work.

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12:41pm

Wed October 5, 2011
Business

Study Says Coloradans Would Save Money with New Fuel Standards

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Colorado is listed among the top twenty states that could have the greatest consumer cost savings under new fuel standards announced this summer by President Barack Obama. That’s according to a new report released on Wednesday by the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Union of Concerned Scientists.

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