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  1. Hickenlooper signs last of workforce-development billsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Business Journal

    Gov. John Hickenlooper on Tuesday signed the final three bills in the bipartisan workforce-development package, putting into law what is likely the most significant set of business measures that came out of the 2015 legislative session. The package fulfills the governor's pledge made just before the Legislature convened in January that increasing jobs for the long-term unemployed, as well as a select number of other groups, would be his top priority.

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  2. Effort ends to soften impact of discrimination lawsuits on small businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Business Journal

    Chris Ottele, an attorney with Husch Blackwell, speaks at a Feb. 9, 2015 legislative hearing in favor of a bill to repeal Colorado's law allowing multiple damage awards against the state's smallest businesses in anti-discrimination lawsuits while the bill's sponsor, Republican Sen. Laura Woods of Arvada, listens beside him. The bill passed that committee but died in the House on Monday.

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  3. Colorado House passes $26.4B budget bill over Republican objectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Business Journal

    Colorado state Reps. Tracy Kraft-Tharp, D-Arvada, and Jim Wilson, R-Salida, debate an amendment to the budget regarding film-incentive funding on April 8, 2015.

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  4. Legislators will advise Connect for Health Colorado board on hiring next CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Business Journal

    Connect for Health Colorado leaders Steve ErkenBrack, Sharon O'Hara and Gary Drews take questions from a joint House and Senate health-care committee at a Jan. 15, 2015 hearing. Legislators are inserting themselves more actively into Connect for Health Colorado's search for a new CEO, hoping to avoid further clashes between elected officials and the state's health-insurance exchange like the ones that have escalated over the past year.

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  5. RTD General Manager Phil Washington makes move officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Business Journal

    Phil Washington will officially be the next CEO of Metro, the major operator of bus and rail service in Los Angeles - an appointment that will not affect the completion of any of metro Denver's ongoing rail projects - according to a joint announcement from the Los Angeles mayor's office and the Regional Transportation District . "We'll just keep forging ahead," said Paulette Tonilas , an RTD spokesperson.

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  6. Repeal of Colorado anti-discrimination lawsuit bill receives first approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Business Journal

    Chris Ottele, an attorney with Husch Blackwell, speaks at a Feb. 9, 2015 legislative hearing in favor of a bill to repeal Colorado's law allowing multiple damage awards against the state's smallest businesses in anti-discrimination lawsuits. The bill's sponsor, Republican Sen. Laura Woods of Arvada, listens beside him.

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  7. Gift to help Red Rocks Community College with $22.5 million expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Business Journal

    Red Rocks Community College in June will break ground on a $22.5 million expansion to create a central location dedicated to health care professions at its Arvada campus. Community First Foundation , an Arvada-based nonprofit, has given the college a $1 million donation towards construction of a 50,000-square-foot Arvada Health Professions and Science Building, one piece of the new campus.

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  8. a Simplivity plans to double workforce to 800 as demand for 'IT convergence' growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | Business Journal

    Doron Kempel, CEO of Westborough-based SimpliVity, has plans to grow its workforce to 800 by the end of this year. Westborough-based SimpliVity plans to double its headcount to 800 over the next year as demand surges for its novel IT appliance system aimed at data centers.

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  9. Nonprofits aim to raise $20M on Colorado Gives DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Business Journal

    KMGH-TV reports donors can chose from 1,690 nonprofit organizations to support via the website coloradogives.com . This is the fifth year for Colorado Gives Day, which was started by Community First Foundation of Arvada.

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  10. Here's your chance to check out RTD's new, bigger rail carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Business Journal

    The Regional Transportation District's four new rail cars - which are open to the public this week on the tracks behind Denver Union Station - have a new car smell. And they're a symbol of the massive FasTracks construction project RTD has focused on in the 10 years since Denver-area voters approved the project - and the 0.4 percent sale tax to help pay for the project.

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  11. This week is your chance to check out RTD's new rail carsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Business Journal

    RTD ordered 66 new commuter rail cars, built by Hyundai Rotem of South Korea and assembled in the company's Philadelphia manufacturing plant. The rail cars will carry passengers on four rail lines radiating from Denver Union Station to DIA, Arvada, Westminster and Commerce City.

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  12. RTD's $2.1B FasTracks Eagle rail project is hitting major milestonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Business Journal

    The a section of the path of the East rail line from Denver Union Station to Denver International Airport, part of the Regional Transportation District's FasTracks project to build 122 miles of rail lines throughout metro Denver. The Eagle project is a portion of RTD's sprawling FasTracks project to expand rail service across the metro area.

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