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Senator Bennet Adviser In Craig Today To Discuss Coal Communities Empowerment Act

Charlie Anderson, a Senior Policy Adviser for US Senator Michael Bennet, will be in Craig this afternoon (Aug 11) to provide details on the Coal Communities Empowerment Act that Bennet introduced in the Senate last week. The Act would designate 90 counties Continue reading

Coal Community Empowerment Act introduced

Legislation has been introduced in the United States Senate that would help spur investment, workforce training, economic growth and job creation in rural coal communities. The Coal Community Empowerment Act introduced last week by Continue reading

Wyoming Unemployment Rate Dips

Wyoming’s unemployment rate decreased in June, falling to 3.9 percent, down .2% from the May unemployment rate of 4.1%. While this is a positive sign, it may be slightly misleading, as Wyoming has lost more than 5,000 people from the work force since June of last year. This suggests that the decreases Continue reading

Wyoming Unemployment Rate Falls

The unemployment rate in Wyoming fell .2% to 4.1% from April to May, according to the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services. The department says the decline is at least partially due to Wyoming’s decreasing labor force, which has fallen by more Continue reading

Colorado Unemployment Rate Drops

Unemployment is down to 3.2% in Colorado which is below the national average of 4.6%. This according to a new report from the State. The study shows an additional 17,000 people were hired from October to November of this year. While the number of jobs 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

Report Shows Economic Importance of Coal Industry

COAL-MINING-300The economic development directors of Moffat, Rio Blanco and Routt Counties announced yesterday the release of a report outlining measures of the economic activity associated with coal mining and associated electrical power generation in the three-county, Yampa-White River Region of Northwest Colorado. The report, Continue reading

CNCC Hosts Meeting on Higher Education

CNCC-3001The Colorado Commission on Higher Education (CCHE) has selected The Keystone Center and Engaged Public to Continue reading