Will the real leader please stand up?

Why does the business community shoulder so much of the heavy lifting in this community? I was in the business community meeting about bringing AngelouEconomics to town to do the Operation 60thirtyfive study. The idea was to get a blueprint of what we want to be when we grow up and identify specific industry types […]

How about a little creativity to boost our local economy?

Back in June 2006, I brought up that at any given time there is as much as $1 billion in Department of Defense contracts at the request for proposal stage. I also mentioned that Colorado is one of the few states without a Procurement Technical Assistance Center, and that a PTAC was being formed. Well, […]

Cutting through the 1A hyperbole

Like spring crocuses, political signs are sprouting up across the city. Flowers they aren’t, especially the dueling, and somewhat misleading signs for and against issue 1A. Proponents: “Vote Yes — Jobs Now.” Opponents: “Fight Corporate Welfare!” Issue 1A asks voters to approve the continuance of a city property tax levy first instituted to repay bonds […]