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Coronavirus killed 59,179 arts jobs in Colorado and crippled key economic and cultural engines. Can they be revived?
Local philanthropists are working on grants to support artists, venues and groups. But one study suggests reviving a massive, national New Deal-like program.
Colorado Democrats unveil plan for $70 million in federal coronavirus aid, including small business loans and renter helpBy Jennifer Brown Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
Colorado’s tourism marketing budget revived as lawmakers bet travelers will be crucial to coronavirus recoveryBy Jason Blevins Politics and Government Primary category in which blog post is published
From cleaning toilets to Congress, Betsy Markey is now leading Colorado’s renewed focus on small business
“I would like us to really focus on the small to medium-sized businesses that are already here,” says the former U.S. Rep. who was lured to northern Colorado by the lifestyle and is now head of the state's economic development office.
Confusion may be delaying investment — including tracking projects in the first place — but development in Lakewood to DIA to Aurora shows what's working
“It’s sort of messy, but that’s part of the beauty in a way,” says state Rep. Lisa Cutter, on the lessons she learned about the legislative process