In 2004, Colorado enacted a renewable energy standard (RES), which has informed energy diversification by requiring Colorado utilities to increase their share of electricity from renewable sources. Each investor-owned utility must achieve 30% renewable generation by 2020, and for one utility, a single project recently played a crucial role to keep them on target to meet Colorado's RES.
Employers in Colorado added 6,500 nonfarm payroll jobs from May to June for a total of 2,647,000 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 6,100 and government increased 400.
La Junta businessman Kirby A. Shineman has qualified for the Waddell & Reed Circle of Champions conference for the 11th time.
Circle of Champions members are selected based on a review of investment, insurance and financial planning sales generated by each advisor. Five hundred of Waddell & Reed's 1,800-member network across the nation qualified this year.
Funding for fiscal year 2017 is still available to offset international business development and marketing costs through the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP). Grants are available for up to $15,000 for eligible costs. Grants can be used to help cover the costs of:
USDA Rural Development, the Kiowa County Extension Office, Kiowa County, and Kiowa County Economic Development Foundation are hosting a training opportunity to learn about USDA's Value Added Producer and Renewable Energy for America Program Grants.
Employers in Colorado added 10,600 nonfarm payroll jobs from April to May for a total of 2,645,600 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 11,500 and government decreased 900.
Colorado-based Dish Network has been ordered by a federal court in Illinois to pay $280 million in penalties following the conclusion of a long-running court case that alleged invasion of consumer privacy through violations of the National Do Not Call Registry.
By Betsy Markey, SBA's Region VIII Administrator
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You've gone online to get the checklists, read the articles, joined the webinars, and gathered some really good disaster preparedness tools for your business. But what should you tackle first? Is it the financial protection that comes with good insurance coverage? Should your priority be protecting your employees? And how do you find the time to work on a disaster recovery plan?
Certify.sba.gov will assist small firms doing business with federal government; streamline applications and eliminate documentation obstacles
SBA has launched certify.sba.gov, a new website to further streamline and improve the application processes for small businesses and entrepreneurs seeking to do business with the federal government.
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