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Forum report: worst is over for Springs economy

Local economic conditions have hit bottom, and economists believe El Paso County has been through the worst of the recession. “The good news is that the economy is not deteriorating further,” said Fred Crowley, senior economist at the College of Business and Administration at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and economist for the… Continue Reading Forum report: worst is over for Springs economy

Panelists shared many viewpoints but few agreements during a forum Thursday about how to create a vibrant local economy. The forum was part of the third annual Limited Government Week forum. Some panelists gave impassioned arguments for increased incentives, while others said government incentives are not cost-effective and seldom work. One panelist said the key to attracting… Continue Reading Economic forum: long on views, short on solutions

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