Weld County: Upstate CEO New to Weld But Not Economic Development

Rich Werner, the new CEO of Upstate Colorado began his Colorado career doing economic development for Governor Bill Owens. He says that company recruitment is only 20 percent of the job, contrary to popular belief. K-12 education is a huge priority because companies will not locate in regions that lack programs to provide quality schoolsContinue reading “Weld County: Upstate CEO New to Weld But Not Economic Development”

School Finance Reform Question Finally Approved for Ballot

After a long wait, the Secretary of State finally announced that Colorado Commits to Kids had enough valid signatures to put a measure on the November ballot. As has been discussed in the past, the measure, now known as Amendment 66, would increase income taxes to raise money for K-12 education.  Now its supporters haveContinue reading “School Finance Reform Question Finally Approved for Ballot”