Aurora Business

Obama to dine with Colorado woman helped by pay raise 

WASHINGTON | President Barack Obama is calling attention to a Colorado woman who got a raise after Obama called for an increase in the minimum wage. Obama will have dinner in Denver on Tuesday with a woman the White House is …

Virgin Galactic partners with New Mexico hotel

Virgin Galactic also announced a contract with World Class Gourmet of Las Cruces to provide catering for travelers during their training at Spaceport and said it is relocating more of its staff to New Mexico and will be hiring locally in the next few months.

Waitresses at Colorado eatery carry loaded guns

Waitresses at Colorado eatery carry loaded guns

“We encourage it, and the customers love that they can come here and express their rights,” Boebert said.

HIRE CALLING: Despite job growth, Aurora area wages lag behind, experts say

HIRE CALLING: Despite job growth, Aurora area wages lag behind, experts say

“I think it’s just a sign that the businesses are hiring people, but in general in lower wage positions than they had before,” said Mac Clouse, professor of finance at the Daniels College of Business at University of Denver.

Washington issues first pot shop licenses 

Washington issues first pot shop licenses 

“We’re pretty stoked,” said John Evich, an investor in Bellingham’s Top Shelf Cannabis, in a 2:30 a.m. Pacific time interview with The Associated Press. “We haven’t had any sleep in a long time, but we’re excited for the next step.”

US hiring surges as unemployment dips to 6.1 pct.

US hiring surges as unemployment dips to 6.1 pct.

“Since February, this has now become a textbook jobs expansion,” said Patrick O’Keefe, director of economic research at the consultancy CohnReznick.

Corporations are people? It's a real legal concept

Corporations are people? It’s a real legal concept

Justice Samuel Alito, writing for the court’s majority, said protecting the religious rights of closely held corporations, which are often small, family-run businesses, “protects the religious liberty of the humans who own and control them.”

AP NewsBreak: Raid at pot club raises questions

AP NewsBreak: Raid at pot club raises questions

“I asked, ‘Where is it safe?’” Moss said. “He said, ‘You’re legal to possess it and smoke it at home, and that’s it.”

Slam Dunkin? Donut shop on Havana could hinge on sidewalks and parking

Slam Dunkin? Donut shop on Havana could hinge on sidewalks and parking

“It’s not safe,” said Councilwoman Molly Markert, whose ward includes potential Dunkin Donuts location. “If we’re going to upgrade the use, I want the exterior to conform the same way other businesses have had to conform to contribute to the good of community on Havana.”

Technology companies fighting Denver tax 

DENVER | Denver officials were meeting with technology executives on Wednesday to discuss a city tax on software services that is leading some businesses to consider relocating. Denver economic development chief Paul Washington and Deputy Mayor and chief financial officer …