Don’t stifle economic recovery with new layers of regulation for energy development

The continuing sluggish job numbers are a sober reminder that a full economic recovery is still well beyond the horizon. As weary job creators search for solutions and opportunities to kick start their businesses, we have repeatedly heard their pleas to state and federal lawmakers to ease onerous regulations, reduce tax burdens and for them to […]

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 Energy In Colorado

Did you know? The Colorado oil and gas industry employs over 50,000 people directly (roughly 6% of the state’s total employment)1 In addition to the 50,000 direct jobs, Colorado’s oil and gas industry supports over 190,000 jobs throughout the state The oil and gas industry provides $12.4 billion in total labor income and $24 billion […]

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 The Colorado Economy

Potential for growth, challenges and solutions A World Class Workforce. Colorado has a highly educated workforce. 35.6% of Coloradans are college graduates, the second highest percentage in the nation. And Colorado ranks third in scientists/engineers as a percent of labor force.1 Tourism. Visitors are drawn to Colorado by world class skiing, spectacular parks, rugged public […]

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