Gov. John Hickenlooper announced June 21, 2011, that Ken Lund, the Chief Legal Counsel in the Governor's Office, will become Executive Director of the Office of Economic Development and International Trade on Aug. 1. He will replace Dwayne Romero, who will return full time to the private sector as president of the real estate company Related Colorado.
Governor John Hickenlooper joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Chamber Foundation (NCF) June 20, 2011, for a bipartisan summit of governors, state chamber executives, and leading business people to discuss policies-including those in Colorado-that make states attractive for businesses to locate, relocate, and expand in this uncertain economy. The leaders also discussed the unintended consequences of specific state budget cuts and the investments the public and private sectors can make now to improve the economy in the future.
The Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce released the third annual edition of its Colorado General Assembly legislative scorecard June 20, 2011.
Castle Rock has five million reasons for business to consider opening their doors in town.
eSpace: The Center for Space Entrepreneurship, a non-profit 501(c)(3) business incubator and workforce development organization for aerospace start-up companies, today announced the six-month financial impact of its Straight to Space (S2S) and eSpace Incubator programs. The complete economic impact report is available for download here: http://bit.ly/m0n8iR.
The Space Foundation welcomes the We Want Our Future initiative as its newest Certified Educational Product partner.
The Colorado Association for Manufacturing and Technology (CAMT) announced on June 10, 2011 the selection of United Properties, a national developer with offices in Denver, as CAMT's development partner for the Aerospace and Clean Energy (ACE) Manufacturing and Innovation Park proposed for the former Agilent site in Loveland, Colo.
A United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket carrying the Aquarius/SAC-D observatory for NASA and the Space Agency of Argentina lifted off from Space Launch Complex-2W here at 7:20 a.m. PDT today. This is ULA's sixth launch of the year and marked the 40th Delta II launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base.
Leading composite manufacturer building larger facility near transportation hub to support growth
Gov. John Hickenlooper was joined today by state lawmakers and leaders from the business, consumer, health and insurance industries to sign legislation that creates the Colorado Health Benefits Exchange.