Posted inOpinion, Opinion Columns

Opinion: Loosen travel restrictions to Cuba to encourage reform from within

Colorado has distinctive connections to Cuba that make the status of U.S-Cuban relations and the current repression of peaceful protests on the island of considerable relevance to our state.  Colorado businesses have longstanding interest in trade opportunities with Cuba and Several delegations of Coloradans visit the island each year and engage in cultural and humanitarian […]

Posted inOpinion, Opinion Columns

Opinion: Russia and Saudi Arabia have exploited the global pandemic to attack U.S. energy producers. President Trump must stop it.

A crisis often brings out the best in people. Sadly, however, there are also bad actors who try to take advantage. That is certainly true of Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, who have used the COVID-19 pandemic to wage economic war against other energy-producing countries – […]

Posted inBusiness, COVID, Growth, News

First the trade war, now the coronavirus. Jefferson County gets new tool to tackle international trade

With the ongoing woes of an international trade war and now a global pandemic brewing, Dino Dardano, president of Hestra Gloves, is ready to try a new tool available to him as a business in Jefferson County: foreign trade zones. The county became the latest Colorado community awarded the special designation, which lets businesses postpone […]

Posted inBusiness, Crime and Courts, News, Politics and Government

Colorado leaves lawsuit challenging Sprint-T-Mobile merger after Dish promises wireless service HQ, 2,000 jobs

Colorado has agreed to end its involvement in a multi-state lawsuit seeking to block the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile in exchange for assurances that Dish Network’s new wireless phone service and some 2,000 jobs will be headquartered in the Centennial State. The Colorado Attorney General’s Office announced the deal on Monday morning. Dish has […]