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Letters – August 17, 2012

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Doctors endorse Memorial lease Physicians across Memorial Health System and throughout our community are supporting 1A, a plan that would allow our city to lease the hospital to University of Colorado Health. This plan provides an opportunity to not just continue the great care you receive today, but also to enhance that care with more… Continue Reading Letters – August 17, 2012

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Clock ticking on sequestration

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If you ask Coloradans what’s the biggest threat to our national security, they’ll probably say things like terrorism, a rising China or a nuclear Iran. Cyber-terrorism and North Korea would probably also make the list. But you’re not likely to hear the word “sequestration” — a provision of the Budget Control Act of 2011 that… Continue Reading Clock ticking on sequestration

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Toss out idea to repeal newspaper-theft law

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Sometimes when you see something that is wrong, you know you need to do something about it. Nine years ago, I was serving as the state representative in District 56, representing the people of Eagle, Lake and Summit counties in the Colorado House of Representatives. Someone was upset about something written in one of the… Continue Reading Toss out idea to repeal newspaper-theft law

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While everyone agrees that The Waldo Canyon fire was a terrible ordeal, it might serve to offer small business owners a valuable lesson, to back up their data at an off-site location. A panicked client called me last Tuesday night after the fire lunged at Colorado Springs and devoured 350 homes. He wanted to know… Continue Reading Let this fire be a warning for your business

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Re: Goodwill takes heat over wages

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I’m writing to present the perspective of local advocates for people with disabilities. I appreciate that your story included comment from Chris Danielsen of the National Federation of the Blind. For 73 years, the NFB has been the leading catalyst for change in the area of civil rights, rehabilitation and employment of people with disabilities.… Continue Reading Re: Goodwill takes heat over wages

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During the past two years, the SBA has been working directly with the private and public sector lending community to prepare loan products that are more responsive to the needs of small business. In particular, we exchange ideas with banks, credit unions, certified development companies, chambers and various lender associations, resulting in products that simplify… Continue Reading Small Business Administration simplifies loan process

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Chance to voice concerns at TBD meeting

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Most people don’t equate transportation with a thriving economy, mobility and freedom of choice. The truth is that having a modern transportation system is essential to our way of life. Unfortunately, we’re taking for granted the roads and bridges we inherited from our grandparents. It’s time for us to get in the driver’s seat and… Continue Reading Chance to voice concerns at TBD meeting

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Food carts: Eating our way to better times

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Colorado Springs is getting hungry again. I can feel it when I listen to Sandy Vanderstoep passionately advocate for more downtown food carts and I hear the choruses of stomach rumbles behind her. Passion about food carts? Well, you’d understand it if you knew more about Vanderstoep and more about modern food carts. I met… Continue Reading Food carts: Eating our way to better times

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SBA, AARP team to help boomers in business

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By Dan Hannaher The U.S. Small Business Administration and AARP are launching a strategic alliance to provide counseling and training to entrepreneurs over age 50 who want to start or grow a small business. Through SBA’s online training courses and its nationwide network of business mentors and counselors, the two organizations have a goal to… Continue Reading SBA, AARP team to help boomers in business

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SBA: Customers want green

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Green dry cleaners, Green energy. Green puppy food. Green car washes. Green wall paints. Green grease removal. Green: It’s everywhere. It’s taught in the first grade. It’s at the center of many corporate manufacturing and marketing policies. And whether you believe in climate change or still have doubts, consumers are now demanding GREEN. Adopting environmentally… Continue Reading SBA: Customers want green

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