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CDOT launches user-friendly website

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The Colorado Department of Transportation has launched a new website in conjunction with the development of its 2040 Statewide Transportation Plan. With a more user-friendly interface than its predecessor, ColoradoTransportationMatters.com works with the statewide plan to establish future goals and inform citizens of how they can help cultivate the future of transportation in the state,… Continue Reading CDOT launches user-friendly website

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Workers comp rate increase en route

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Colorado employers will see a small increase in workers’ compensation insurance premiums next year. The increase–within the loss-cost component of the insurance–will be half of what it was last year. The Colorado Division of Insurance announced that the “loss costs” component of workers’ compensation premiums will go up 2.6 percent next year. The increase this… Continue Reading Workers comp rate increase en route

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Mayor Steve Bach spent 15 fast-paced minutes expounding on his favorite recent priorities, City for Champions and stormwater, in his keynote speech Wednesday morning at the Downtown Partnership’s 16th annual Breakfast with the Mayor. Addressing a record crowd for the event of about 400 at the Antlers Hilton, Bach implored the audience to embrace the… Continue Reading Downtown Partnership honors innovators; Bach pushes familiar themes

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So today, “It’s our Nature.” Over the past 10 years, we’ve been “Colorful as Colorado,” been asked to “Advance Colorado” and reminded we’re “In a Place Called Colorado.” What we’re not, apparently, is certain who we are. It’s the prerogative of each governor’s administration to put its own stamp on marketing the state, so this… Continue Reading What’s worse, state’s new logo and slogan, or process?

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Kudos! – October 18, 2013

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Wal-Mart Foundation grants $34,000 Pikes Peak Community Action Agency received a $34,000 grant from the Wal-Mart Foundation for its Transition to Independence Program. The agency estimated that the grant will help PPCAA be able to help an additional 40 low-income individuals. Discover Goodwill goes Gold Discover Goodwill of Southern and Western Colorado was elevated to… Continue Reading Kudos! – October 18, 2013

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People on the Move – October 18, 2013

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Rebecca Tonn has been named associate editor at the Colorado Springs Business Journal, and her position will include covering banking and finance as well as other areas. Most recently, she worked at Red Energy Public Relations as senior account executive. From 2006-2011, she was a reporter at CSBJ, covering banking, finance, tourism and nonprofits. Tonn… Continue Reading People on the Move – October 18, 2013

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On the Horizon – October 18, 2013

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Oct. 22 Changes in healthcare A community information meeting on changes in health care, presented by Well3, will be held from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Colorado Springs Senior Center, 1514 N. Hancock Ave. Oct. 23 Community-owned solar Clean Energy Collective will have a beer tasting, snacks and presentation on the benefits of community-owned… Continue Reading On the Horizon – October 18, 2013

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Cigna Colorado HMO and Kaiser Colorado HMO were among the top performing PPO and HMO health plans, according to the 2013 eValue8 results released by the National Business Coalition on Health, a nonprofit organization. Plans given the best performance benchmark among all insurers responding for specific modules include: · Consumer Engagement (how plans help members… Continue Reading National coalition names top performing health plans

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New car registrations continue to climb

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Colorado new car and truck sales are up 12.5 percent for the first nine months of 2013 over 2012, and up 4.5 percent for September compared to a year earlier. New vehicle registrations for Dodge, Ram, BMW and Porsche each increased more than 30 percent during the first nine months of this year, according to… Continue Reading New car registrations continue to climb

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Colorado Springs Utilities announced Friday its intent to award a contract for the design, construction and operation of its newest Community Solar Garden project to a local company and its engineering partner. The ITA was offered to Pikes Peak Solar Garden LLC, a joint venture of Springs-based SunShare LLC and Hawaii-headquartered Sunetric, according to the… Continue Reading Utilities reveals intent for solar garden contract

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