Governor Hickenlooper Announces Several Board and Commission Appointments
Governor Hickenlooper has announced appointments to the
Colorado Podiatry Board
State Board of Nursing
Peace Officers Standards and Training Board.
Colorado Selected As Finalist For Race To The Top-Early Learning Challenge Fund
Governor Hickenlooper and Lieutenant Governor Joe Garcia welcomed the US Department of Education announcement that Colorado is among five finalist states invited to apply for $133 million from the 2012 Race to the Top- Early Learning Challenge fund.
Scholarship Opportunity for Colorado Grad Students in Health Professions
Th Colorado Health Foundation has funded a $1.75 million dollar grant for a Scholarship Program to benefit Colorado Graduate Health Students attending Colorado colleges and universities. The grant is over a 48 month period and is aimed at helping to meet a shortage of health professionals across Colorado particularly in rural and urban areas.
For more information go to: http://bit.ly/HKL8eA
CSU Northeast Regional Engagement Center Offers Regional Business Support
The CSU Engagement Center in Sterling is pleased to offer facility use for home-based or other regionally located businesses, freelancers, and remote workers. They will be offering space on a sliding fee scale for up to 3 days per week as well as a drop in rate. Please pass this information on to any groups or organizations you belong to.
For more information please contact Erin Waitley at 970-522-7207 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Oil & Gas Task Force Makes Recommendations Related to State and Local Regulatory Jurisdiction
A task force created by Governor Hickenlooper to clarify and better coordinate the regulatory jurisdiction between state and local government has finished its work and made recommendations in a letter to the governor and General Assembly.
To see the entire press release, visit: http://1.usa.gov/J8G1ax
Colorado Agricultural Exports Continue to Grow
Colorado's agricultural exports increased more than 25% in the first two months of 2012 vs. 2011, led by increases in meat and dairy products.
To see the entire press release, visit: http://1.usa.gov/KTvKx6
Center for Colorado's Economic Future at the University of Denver Wins Award
The Governmental Research Association awarded the Center for Colorado's Economic Future at the University of Denver the
Most Effective Education Award for their outreach efforts, website development, and media coverage regarding Colorado's severe structural financial imbalance. This is the second consecutive year the Center's work has earned national recognition.
The Colorado Secretary of State's Office Launches Voter Registration Effort
The Colorado Secretary of State's Office is about to launch the largest voter registration effort in our state's history. You can now use the Secretary of State's website to register to vote, check your voter registration status, and to get more information.
Visit the new voter section at: www.GoVoteColorado.com
New Study Shows Morgan Community College Contributes $31.104 Million to the Local Community
Dr. Nancy McCallin, president of the Colorado Community College System released a study detailing the economic impact the Colorado Community College System's 13 colleges have on their local communities and on the state as a whole.
To view the entire press release, visit: http://bit.ly/KLKUF6
Colorado's Small Businesses Get $17 Million Boost - Two New Programs Launched to Increase Businesses' Access to Capital
Small businesses in Colorado are getting a $17 million boost through two new capital access programs announced by Gov. John Hickenlooper, the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), and Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA)
To view the entire press release, visit: http://bit.ly/JZ2UAf
MCC Wray Center Offers One-Day Classes
Morgan Community College (MCC) has three separate, one-day classes on a variety of topics being offered at the MCC Wray Center.
To view the classes, and the entire press release, visit http://bit.ly/KTyIS7
Governor Hickenlooper Announces Reinstatement of Energy and Mineral Impact Assistance Grant Program
Governor John Hickenlooper announced that the Energy and Mineral Impact Assistance Grant Program will provide $20 million to local governments throughout Colorado as early as February 2013
To view the entire press release, visit http://1.usa.gov/L04nS