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Bill to create resort jobs passes House

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A bill that would make it easier to create offseason jobs in resort communities has cleared the U.S. House of Representatives. The sponsor, Rep. Diana DeGette, says the bill will revise the current ski-only permitting rules for ski areas on U.S. Forest Service land. DeGette said the bill will create stable, year-round jobs in the… Continue Reading Bill to create resort jobs passes House

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Economists say Colorado jobs forecast brighter

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Colorado economists say the state’s job prospects may be doing better than people think. University of Colorado economist Richard Wobbekind says Colorado will see job growth of as many as 25,000 jobs this year, more than double the forecast from just three months ago. Patty Silverstein, an economist and president of Littleton’s Development Research Partners,… Continue Reading Economists say Colorado jobs forecast brighter

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President Barack Obama is heading to Denver to pitch his jobs plan in the city where he accepted the Democratic nomination. But as he’s acknowledged at fundraisers up and down the West Coast, this election isn’t like 2008. Obama told a star-studded Hollywood fundraiser Monday night that this time around people are weary, and the… Continue Reading Obama pitches jobs plan in Denver, ends West Coast fundraising tour

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New Honda dealership to hire 50 employees

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A Honda dealership slated to open at the end of the month at the Powers Auto Park is hiring roughly 50 full-time local employees. The Piercey Automotive Group, based in Southern California, is opening the new dealership, but is only sending a few employees from its headquarters. The rest of the new staff will be… Continue Reading New Honda dealership to hire 50 employees

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President Barack Obama tapped labor economist Alan Krueger for a top administration post Monday, rounding out his White House economic team ahead of a highly-anticipated announcement next week on a new jobs initiative. Obama announced Krueger’s nomination to chair the White House Council of Economic Advisers in a Rose Garden ceremony Monday morning. The president… Continue Reading Obama rounds out econ team ahead of jobs speech

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Job openings flat, fewer people quitting

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There were 3.1 million job openings on the last business day of June – essentially unchanged from May, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. But for every job opening there are 4.5 unemployed people. The number of job openings has been relatively flat since February 2011 and remains well below the 4.4 million openings… Continue Reading Job openings flat, fewer people quitting

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The City of Colorado Springs will contract with private companies for $1.68 million in road projects that are expected fund 20 construction jobs. The projects will be open for bid, and work is scheduled to begin August 22. They include: • Cimarron Street from East Sierra Madre Street to West of Wahsatch Avenue; • Cascade… Continue Reading City’s roadwork outsourcing will mean 20 jobs

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Employment up in Colorado

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Employers in Colorado added 4,500 nonfarm payroll jobs from May to June, dropping the state’s unemployment rate to 8.5 percent, according to the state’s Bureau of Labor and Employment. While there was a net increase overall, government jobs dropped by 2,600 jobs, while the private sector added 7,100. June marked the fourth straight drop in… Continue Reading Employment up in Colorado

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Wal-Mart confirms data center plans

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Wal-martconfirmed today that it plans to move forward with plans to build a 210,000-square-foot data center on a 24-acre site Continue Reading Wal-Mart confirms data center plans

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Back in 2010, Leif was one of the more than 600 people camping on the banks of Monument Creek. The military veteran had no job and no place to live. He did, however, own a moped. In an effort to keep it from being stolen, he fought for his possession and lost an eye in… Continue Reading Outreach program nets more than 200 jobs for homeless

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