1. Articles from Ed Sealover

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    1. Denver's Welltok acquires Georgia company, expands reach into hospital sector

      Welltok Inc., one of Denver’s fastest-growing health information-technology companies, has made its first major move into the hospital sector, purchasing an Atlanta-area business that provides platforms to health systems to connect with patients on engagement campaigns and try to improve those patients’ health before they end up in an emergency room.

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    2. Colorado Legislature sends bill regulating driverless vehicles to Hickenlooper

      Colorado Legislature sends bill regulating driverless vehicles to Hickenlooper

      Colorado legislators have sent to Gov. John Hickenlooper a bill that would put the state at the forefront of regulating self-driving cars. Senate Bill 213, sponsored by Republican state Sen. Owen Hill of Colorado Springs and Democratic Sen. Dominick Moreno of Commerce City, acknowledges the existence of autonomous vehicles on state roadways, declares their regulation a matter of statewide concern and requires such cars and trucks to conform to every state and federal law of driving.

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    3. Online pet-sitting services, illegal in Colorado, could be legitimized and regulated

      Online pet-sitting services, illegal in Colorado, could be legitimized and regulated

      During a time of career transition last year, Lisa Jacobson found Rover.com, an online service that links people who need pet sitters with folks in their area willing to perform that service for a fee. The single mother from Colorado Springs worked with dogs with anxiety issues, rose to the top spot in Rover search results in her area and earned about $10,000 for her work in 2016.

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    4. Colorado Senate passes bill to become 'right-to-work' state

      Colorado Senate passes bill to become 'right-to-work' state

      Colorado Senate Republicans on Monday pushed through a bill to rewrite state labor law and make this a “right-to-work” state, despite opposition even from some business groups such as the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce. Senate Bill 55, sponsored by Sen. Tim Neville, R-Littleton, would prohibit union membership from being a requirement to hold any job in Colorado.

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    5. Fiona Arnold stepping down as Colorado's economic-development director

      Fiona Arnold stepping down as Colorado's economic-development director

      After two years heading the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, Fiona Arnold is returning to the private sector, stepping down from her position as of Dec. 15. Arnold took over at the end of 2014 from Ken Lund, who oversaw one of the bigger periods of economic development in state history...

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    6. California bioscience company moving HQ to Denver area, creating 130 jobs

      California bioscience company moving HQ to Denver area, creating 130 jobs

      A California bioscience company is moving its headquarters to Arapahoe County and creating some 130 new jobs, the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade said Thursday. Viveve Medical Inc. (Nasdaq: VIVE) manufactures non-surgical devices for treatment of vaginal conditions. It is finalizing a lease and expects to relocate from Sunnyvale, California, in early 2017, said Rebecca Gillis, OEDIT global business development manager...

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    7. Colorado offers $12 million in incentives to companies with high-paying jobs

      Colorado offers $12 million in incentives to companies with high-paying jobs

      Colorado Economic Development Commission members approved more than $12 million in job-growth incentives for six different companies Thursday, including several whose average salary would exceed $100,000 if they were to accept the tax credits and grow their work force in Colorado.

       

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    8. Virtual companions, interactive incubators and more at Denver's 10.10.10 health event

      Virtual companions, interactive incubators and more at Denver's 10.10.10 health event

      A virtual-reality companion for the elderly, an interactive incubator for premature babies and a network that allows often lonely retirees to connect with students and professionals who need their expertise are just some of the ideas coming out of this year’s 10.10.10 heath-care entrepreneurial event in Denver, participants revealed Thursday...

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    9. Colorado's 2016 workforce-development package now fully signed into law

      Colorado's 2016 workforce-development package now fully signed into law

      Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed the last measure of a seven-bill workforce-development package that is meant to supplement a more ballyhooed eight-bill effort that went into law after the 2015 legislative session.

      House Bill 1287, signed Monday in his office this week without much fanfare, directs the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment to look into how businesses can increase their use of apprenticeship programs and then to make recommendations to the Legislature on what it can…

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    10. Bill to impose fees on companies that don't provide health care passes 1st hurdle

      Bill to impose fees on companies that don't provide health care passes 1st hurdle

      Large employers that pay workers less than $12 an hour and don’t provide health care for them would be forced to pay significant fees to the state under a bill that received the approval of its first Colorado legislative committee on Thursday. The approval came despite warnings that even debating the measure is driving potential employers away from the state. Though Rep. K.C. Becker — a Boulder Democrat who is sponsoring House Bill 1435 along with House Majority Leader Crisanta Duran, D-Denver…

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