Denver Gazette: Colorado’s leading indicators point to challenges

Jul 19, 2021

Earlier this week, in a listing of top states for business, CNBC ranked Colorado eighth. Colorado received accolades for our tech-savvy workforce. In fact, our second-highest-rated workforce weighted our score high enough to catapult us into the top two.


That’s the good news.


Now the bad news, or the rest of the story as they say. In the same CNBC rankings list, Colorado fell from 37 to 38 in the Cost of Business category. We also fell from 11 to 29 in “Business Friendliness,” and tumbled from 17 to 30 in “Education.”


The cost of doing business is increasing. The business climate is less friendly and our education system is struggling. Colorado is not OK!

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