Tag Archives: Private sector

Steamboat Hires Director Of General Services

SteamboatAlan Lind was hired last week to become the Director of General Services for the City of Steamboat. Lind has significant experience with strategic and long range planning, purchasing, and risk management in the private sector. According to City Manager Gary Suiter his experience Continue reading

McCarthy to Visit Site of EPA Spill

mccarthyThe administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency will visit Durango today to observe the response efforts of crews working to cleanup last week’s mine waste spill that turned the Animas River orange, sparking an emergency declaration in two states. The EPA’s Gina McCarthy will also visit Farmington, New Continue reading

Unemployment Rate Steady Over the Last Month

Unemployment2Employers in Colorado added 3,700 non-farm payroll jobs from December to January, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 6,400 and government decreased Continue reading

Lawmakers Vote to Build Keystone XL Pipeline

KEYSTONEThe Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee has voted to authorize the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline. The pipeline would be paid for by the private sector, create thousands of jobs in the United States, and increase domestic energy security. It has been more than six years since the pipeline Continue reading

Unemployment Rate Drops in Colorado

Unemployment2State officials say Colorado gained 14,600 jobs in September and the unemployment rate dropped to 4.7 percent. The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment said yesterday most of the gains came from the private sector. The Continue reading

State Unemployment Rate Drops

Unemployment2Nonfarm payroll jobs increased 5,500 over the month from June to July, to 2,452,200 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 6,000 and government decreased 500. Colorado has had 33 consecutive months of payroll job gains. According to the survey Continue reading