Gov. John Hickenlooper said Thursday that he’s considering calling a special session of the legislature on Monday that would focus on transportation. Despite legislative approval of a catchall omnibus bill which removed the Hospital Provider Fee from the General Fund and authorized the state to issue $2 billion in secured debt to fund transportation projects, […]
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Tyler Peoples has always been a fan of the hit ABC show Shark Tank. “I had watched Shark Tank forever,” he said. “That’s where I got all of my business knowledge from — it’s like a free, televised business school.” In all his years of watching the show, he never imagined...
A visit to the homepage of healthcare.gov, the official site of Affordable Care Act, makes no mention of its possible unraveling thanks to the American Health Care Act. The Republican counterproposal to the Affordable Care Act survived a House vote yesterday. The bill must now face a vote of the Senate, with many believing the AHCA won’t […]
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Numbers can be deceiving, but in the case of human-powered transportation, there’s no question. Bikes mean business. Recently, the city of Colorado Springs, using results from the first part of its PlanCOS community survey, determined that the outdoor lifestyle was one of the main reasons people enjoy living in the Pikes Peak region. It also […]
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When the turnaround began for Denver’s River North community less than a decade ago, Jamie Licko said it was the “last frontier” for Denver developers. Licko is president of the River North Art District and she, along with three other panelists, will be part of the Downtown Partnership of Colorado Springs’ final installment of this […]
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With the passing of longtime Pueblo Chieftain publisher Bob Rawlings on March 24, residents of Pueblo and southern Colorado have lost a fierce advocate, a man whose powerful voice and steely determination shaped, supported, sustained and helped create modern Pueblo. Rawlings was the last of a vanishing breed — a daily newspaper owner who served […]
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One thing seems sadly clear from the latest “Renew North Nevada Avenue Master Plan” draft — streetcars won’t be part of it. Trolley advocates have long hoped to acquire the long-abandoned Burlington, Northern, Sante Fe Railway right-of-way that runs along a part of Nevada Avenue between Fillmore Street and Austin Bluffs Parkway. By doing so, […]
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When the turnaround began for Denver’s River North community less than a decade ago, Jamie Licko said it was the “last frontier” for Denver developers. Licko is president of the River North Art District and she, along with three other panelists, will be part of the Downtown Partnership of Colorado Springs’ final installment of this […]
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The Colorado Springs Business Journal’s mission is to the the premier resource of business news in southern Colorado. That means connecting people and providing opportunities for professionals to meet in all stages of their careers — entry level, mid-level and executives — to make sure new leaders are developed as the business community grows. When business […]
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This year’s city council elections have been epically nasty. Scorched-earth political tacticians have targeted Richard Skorman, Jill Gaebler and Yolanda Avila. It seems that Richard, Jill and Yolanda are weak-minded, sanctuary-cities loving, Sierra Club-supporting, big-spending, city-bankrupting liberals who deserve to go down to defeat! Fun accusations for sure — does it matter if they’re false? […]
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Today’s print edition of the Business Journal includes a story about the proposed American Health Care Act, the Republican-backed challenge to the Affordable Care Act, which the House was initially supposed to vote on yesterday. The story went to press Wednesday, while the vote was still planned for Thursday. A lot can happen in two […]
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The Colorado Springs Downtown Partnership released Thursday its second-annual “State of Downtown” report, which broadly outlined just how good of a year 2016 was for the city’s core. The 19-page document — billed as “economic snapshot and performance indicators” — opens with a turn of phrase for all those who have long heralded Colorado Springs […]
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