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GOP derails gender pay gap bill in Senate

GOP derails gender pay gap bill in Senate

"I want everyone to know, everyone in the Senate and everyone in the United States of America, though we lost the vote, we refuse to lose the battle. We are going to continue the fight," said Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., the measure's sponsor.

Green light for Gaylord? Judge rules against Denver hotels' objection to Aurora's massive conference center

Green light for Gaylord? Judge rules against Denver hotels’ objection to Aurora’s massive conference center

"This proves it was a frivolous lawsuit and that these guys were trying to avoid any competition," said Wendy Mitchell, president and CEO of the AEDC

Construction firms worried about worker shortage

Construction firms worried about worker shortage

The employment concern comes despite the fact that more than 2 million construction workers were laid off during the recession. The group believes many of the laid-off workers have since found work in other fields or have retired

Colorado marijuana sales up slightly in second month

Colorado marijuana sales up slightly in second month

"We still don't know a lot," said Sen. Kent Lambert, R-Colorado Springs. "There's a lot of volatility in this."

Construction firms worried about worker shortage

One trade group, the Associated General Contractors of America, announced a plan in Denver on Tuesday to draw more people into building trades.

Concentrated marijuana under review in Colorado

A bill pending in the state House would direct Colorado's pot regulators to determine how much concentrated pot is equal to an ounce of leafy pot.

Colorado businesses reveling in good snowpack

The Daily quoted Sean Glackin, who co-owns Alpine Quest stores in Edwards and Vail with his wife Cory, as saying he expects a long backcountry touring season for spring.

Colorado to start spending pot taxes

Voters have already decided to spend the first $40 million on school construction, but anything beyond that is up to lawmakers to appropriate.

Colorado track, casinos debate gambling measures

"Those citizens in those counties should be able to make the decision if they want a large gaming facility in their communities," said Lois Rice, executive director of the Colorado Gaming Association.

Passion meets opportunity meets marketability

Passion meets opportunity meets marketability

“You won’t have to buy a plane ticket to go to Senegal or anywhere in Africa,” said Emmanuel Eliason, one of the men behind Afrikmall.