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La Junta Nursing Home Update

Friday, January 20th, 2017 Published By: Ryan Stevens 0 Comments

Thank you to all who were able to attend the nursing home presentation today.  We had a great turnout with around 50 people showing up to listen to the presentation by Veritas Management Company and ask questions.  La Junta Economic Development would like to thank city council and the nursing home task force for all of the work that has been done so far on.

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Why You Should Relocate From Minnesota To Colorado

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 Published By: Ryan Stevens 0 Comments

Although it’s been listed as the No. 1 state in the US by Politico, folks seem to be fleeing from Minnesota in legions, and they have yet to be replaced. Research by the MSDC (Minnesota State Demographic Center) indicates that each year, more people move from Minnesota rather than move in. Due to the state’s dropping domestic migration, the research surmises that overseas migrants will be important to strengthen Minnesota’s economic stability in the future.

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California’s Poor Business Atmosphere Drives More People to Colorado

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 Published By: Ryan Stevens 0 Comments

For many years, California was the state that everyone wanted to move to in pursuit of success. While it still has a comfortable climate and a very talented labor force, these attributes aren’t enough now to keep people from leaving California. A recent study performed by Joseph Vranich of Spectrum Locations Solutions aims to assess the growing trend of people leaving California and to identify how much of it is due to California’s unfriendly business atmosphere.

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Broadband Benefits State And Local Economies

Friday, April 8th, 2016 Published By: Ryan Stevens 0 Comments

The internet is becoming a part of everyday life, much like television as it evolved into a part of virtually every household. We clearly live in an information society, and broadband technology allows us to access that information as quickly as a few keystrokes on the computer.

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The Development Of Advanced Manufacturing

Friday, April 8th, 2016 Published By: Ryan Stevens 0 Comments

Manufacturing plays a big part in the modern economy. It is where ideas become products that businesses and consumers need or desire. Now, manufacturing itself can happen just about anywhere. However, the concepts and technologies which drive modern manufacturing are not something that can happen in a vacuum. The development of advanced manufacturing requires a close relationship between research facilities and manufacturing centers.

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