By Candice Geier
Uplifting the Recession
Despite the recession, Colorado is still placing high in economic growth when compared to other states, according to CNBC and Forbes Magazine.
According to Forbes, Colorado is fourth in the nation for fostering businesses and economic growth.
“Even in this tough economy, Colorado has remained aggressive, disciplined and focused when it comes to supporting businesses and encouraging economic growth,” Governor Ritter said in a press release from the State House.
The press release stated that because of Colorado’s New Energy Economy, tax cuts for small businesses and investments in employee training have helped keep the state competitive.
According to CNBC, Colorado is third best place in the nation to do business. It took the second spot for quality of life and is the fourth friendliest state. Its economy came in at number eight.