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Colorado releases its proposal pitching the Denver area as Amazon’s second headquarters

Colorado releases its proposal pitching the Denver area as Amazon’s second headquarters

Colorado’s pitch to entice Amazon for a second headquarters is a mere 23 pages, excluding the appendix — a surprisingly concise document that officials believe is just enough for the Seattle conglomerate to make its decision.

Colorado releases its proposal pitching the Denver area as Amazon’s second headquarters

Colorado releases its proposal pitching the Denver area as Amazon’s second headquarters

Colorado’s pitch to entice Amazon for a second headquarters is a mere 23 pages, excluding the appendix — a surprisingly concise document that officials believe is just enough for the Seattle conglomerate to make its decision.

Denver not a top-five choice for Amazon HQ2, despite breweries, Wall Street Journal says

Denver not a top-five choice for Amazon HQ2, despite breweries, Wall Street Journal says

While Amazon has been mulling 238 proposals it received from metropolitan areas across North America in response to its open call for sites for a second headquarters, the Mile High City has been slipping in the eyes of outside observers.

Colorado’s growing pains: From roads to water, here are 5 key issues as the state’s population swells

Colorado’s growing pains: From roads to water, here are 5 key issues as the state’s population swells

The mixed feelings about Amazon choosing Denver underscores the depths to which Coloradans are growing wary of the growing costs of the state’s prosperity.

Colorado’s growing pains: From roads to water, here are 5 key issues as the state’s population swells

Colorado’s growing pains: From roads to water, here are 5 key issues as the state’s population swells

The mixed feelings about Amazon choosing Denver underscores the depths to which Coloradans are growing wary of the growing costs of the state’s prosperity.

Finding workers a challenge in Colorado’s bid for Amazon campus

Finding workers a challenge in Colorado’s bid for Amazon campus

Colorado, which has the second lowest unemployment rate of any state, isn’t producing enough technology graduates to meet current demand and will face further strains if Amazon locates a campus with 50,000 workers here.

Deja vu? In preparing Amazon bid, Colorado officials learn from failed effort to lure Boeing

Deja vu? In preparing Amazon bid, Colorado officials learn from failed effort to lure Boeing

Denver has been here before, with a Seattle-based corporate behemoth considering a move that could bring many high paying jobs to the region. Remember Boeing Corp., which chose Illinois over Colorado. This time it’s Amazon, which announced last week it is looking for a city for a second headquarters campus.

Deja vu? In preparing Amazon bid, Colorado officials learn from failed effort to lure Boeing

Deja vu? In preparing Amazon bid, Colorado officials learn from failed effort to lure Boeing

Denver has been here before, with a Seattle-based corporate behemoth considering a move that could bring many high paying jobs to the region. Remember Boeing Corp., which chose Illinois over Colorado. This time it’s Amazon, which announced last week it is looking for a city for a second headquarters campus.

Fed-up Colorado towns fight oil and gas ops by making new rules, but industry is ready to fight back

Fed-up Colorado towns fight oil and gas ops by making new rules, but industry is ready to fight back

Colorado residents fed-up with what they see as the state’s failure to protect people and the environment are fighting fossil fuel development inside their towns by making new rules. But the industry and state government are ready to fight back.

Fed-up Colorado towns fight oil and gas ops by making new rules, but industry is ready to fight back

Fed-up Colorado towns fight oil and gas ops by making new rules, but industry is ready to fight back

Colorado residents fed-up with what they see as the state’s failure to protect people and the environment are fighting fossil fuel development inside their towns by making new rules. But the industry and state government are ready to fight back.