Hal BidlackHal BidlackJuly 4, 20186min470

Back in my day (just a sec, I have to check for teenagers walking on my lawn) growing up in southeast Michigan in the 1960s and 70s, there were only three main TV channels to watch – ABC, NBC, and CBS. Sure, there were a couple of UHF channels (kids, you may want to google “UHF”) but you were mostly stuck with just the big three. That was, of course, unless you lived near a mysterious foreign land – Canada.


Marianne GoodlandMarianne GoodlandJanuary 31, 20185min1371
A recent study of the impact on the potential U.S. withdrawal from the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) reported Colorado could lose $2.1 billion in business and tens of thousands of jobs. An analysis last November from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce found similar economic impacts. The economic analysis came from the Business Roundtable, […]

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Marianne GoodlandMarianne GoodlandNovember 17, 20172min431
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce released a report Friday that looked at which states would be hardest hit if the United States withdraws from the three-nation North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The Chamber has focused most on the hit to American agriculture, should President Trump follow through on his threat to renegotiate or even withdraw from the […]

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Marianne GoodlandMarianne GoodlandOctober 20, 20177min349
Heightened border security between the United States and Mexico wouldn’t just impact the flow of human traffic across the two nation’s borders; it also could affect the flow of perishable fruits and vegetables from Mexico into the United States and Canada, especially with the winter months coming. That’s among concerns expressed by agricultural officials from […]

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Rachael WrightRachael WrightJune 22, 20178min319

Twenty Years Ago This Week in The Colorado Statesman: Little old Colorado was plunged into the deep end of international politics when Denver hosted eight world leaders from the Group of Seven. Denver rolled out the carpet for national leaders from the USA, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Italy, Russia and the United Kingdom, and on the agenda for discussion were a host of heavy-weight issues including


Morgan SmithMorgan SmithJune 19, 20177min412

Now that the Trump administration has initiated the process of renegotiating the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), let’s hope that this process is marked by thoughtfulness and not rhetoric like the president’s earlier comments that NAFTA was “the worst trade deal in history.” Despite the anti-trade rhetoric, NAFTA has been ...