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Should Marijuana Businesses Get Tax Deductions?

A bill has been introduced in the US Senate that would allow marijuana businesses, that are operating in states with legalized marijuana, to utilize common business tax deductions and credits. Senator Cory Gardner is a co-sponsor of the bipartisan bill called the Small Business Tax Equity Act.  If passed, the bill would allow marijuana Continue reading

Free Seminar On Workers Comp Laws

workers compThere will be a free seminar in Craig, to teach business owners and human resource professionals in the area more about the states workers compensation laws. The seminar is being hosted as part of the “Colorado Workforce Center’s” “Connect Business Outreach Series.” The presentation will include information on workers compensation coverage requirements, Continue reading

Tipton Honored For Small Business Efforts

SCOTT-TIPTON-NEW-300Congressman Scott Tipton received the Spirit of Enterprise award earlier in the week for his work to encourage economic development from the United States Chamber of Commerce. Tipton says that his own experiences running a business have allowed him to understand how difficult it can be to keep our economy moving in the right direction. Tipton also said that he will continue to fight in the house Continue reading

Shop Small Businesses This Saturday

scott-tipton-AT-KRAI-300Highlighting the positive impacts small businesses have on communities across the nation, Congressman Scott Tipton yesterday encouraged his constituents to participate in Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday, the Saturday after Thanksgiving has become the traditional day to show support for local businesses and recognize their impact on communities.  Tipton stated that “Shopping small is a sure way to find unique, high quality items, and it’s a great opportunity Continue reading

Gardner Presses Importance of States’ Water Rights

gardnerSenator Cory Gardner (R-CO) announced yesterday that he has introduced an amendment to the Senate budget which would protect privately held water rights and permits from federal overreach. Gardner’s amendment would recognize the long-standing authority to manage water according to state law and protects against federal takeover of water rights and Continue reading

Gardner Announces Committee Assignments

gardnerColorado’s newest Senator has announced his committee assignments. Republican Representative Cory Gardner will replace Democratic Senator Mark Udall in January. Yesterday, Senate Republicans finalized their caucus’ committee assignments for the next session. Gardner will sit on four committees. They are Energy, Foreign Relations, Commerce and Small Business.

Tipton Receives Award from Small Business Group

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Yesterday, experts on small business, economic development and entrepreneurship spoke in Grand Junction during a Small Business Resource Summit presented by SCORE and Colorado Mesa University. During the Summit, Congressman Scott Tipton was presented with the Hill Champion Award by SCORE for his steadfast work in Congress to support small businesses and economic Continue reading