Colorado is stated as the 8th most affected state by the government shutdown, this has caused more than 3,600 federal employees in Boulder County who are currently on furlough.

October 16, 2013 in Boulder Events, Colorado News, Community News, Financial News

In Boulder County, 61 new companies were started in fiscal year 2012 with help from area Small Business Development Centers, which are funded in large part by the SBA. In addition, $8.3 million in capital related to those centers came into the local small-business community in the year ended Sept. 30, 2012, according to SBA statistics.

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