Weekly News from COBRT - December 27th, 2017
December 27, 2017
If you live in an apartment in Boulder or Broomfield counties, you can get solar power. Even if your home is located 15 miles from the nearest solar panel and is in the constant shadow of a mountain, tall tree or nearby building, it can be powered by the sun. Thanks to a Louisville company. 

High-level cognitive and social skills are extremely valued competencies for fields experiencing job growth, according to a Colorado's most recent Talent Pipeline report, released Friday by the Colorado Workforce Development Council. 

To get those skills, the report recommends accelerating and deepening partnerships among education, business and industry to develop homegrown Colorado talent. 

Washington, D.C. - Business Roundtable issued the following statement on the historic achievement of pro-growth tax reform:

"Congress and the Administration have achieved critical reform that will grow the economy, raise wages for American workers and boost business investment and hiring in the United States," said Jamie Dimon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Chairman of Business Roundtable. "Business Roundtable has long advocated for corporate tax reform because it is good for all Americans."

Friday, January 19th from 7:00 am to 9:00 am at CU South Denver

South Metro Denver Chamber Economic Forecast Breakfast has proven to be informative, thought provoking and entertaining. Each year we invite you to hear from a distinguished panel of speakers to explore and shape our businesses, our state and our country for the upcoming year. 

The State of Colorado is partnering with FirstNet to improve communication among emergency responders. Governor John Hickenlooper signed the agreement on Monday. The partnership would allow AT&T to build and operate a wireless broadband network that comes at no cost to the state. FirstNet is designed to transform the way Colorado's fire, police, EMS and other public safety personnel communicate and share information. Colorado is home to FirstNet's technical headquarters, which is in Boulder. 

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New law boosts Boeing's competitiveness, supports long term growth. Boeing announces immediate additional employee-related and charitable investments of $300 million as a result of new law. 

Boeing Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg praised the tax bill passed by Congress and about to be signed into law as a critical driver of business, economic growth and innovation for the United States and for Boeing. 

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The statewide industry advocacy group Colorado Business Roundtable recently held its inaugural Collaboration in Industry Awards event, and the winner of the Tourism and Outdoor Recreation category was the Colorado Historic Hot Springs Loop, a partnership between five western Colorado destinations, including Steamboat Springs, that features 19 thermal mineral water attractions. The award recognizes successful alliances that strengthen Colorado's business ecosystem. 
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Colorado Oil & Gas Day at the Capitol - Colorado Oil & Gas Association 

2018 Economic Forecast Breakfast - South Metro Denver Chamber

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Colorado Gives a Damn - COBRT

State of Higher Education - COBRT

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