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Trump nominates El Paso County’s Walter Copan to lead the National Institute of Standards and Technology

Author: Joey Bunch - September 16, 2017 - Updated: September 17, 2017

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Walter Copan (Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain Innovation Partners) President Trump has tapped Walter G. Copan, an El Paso County businessman who helps entrepreneurs cash in on innovation, as undersecretary of commerce for standards and technology, the White House announced this week. If confirmed, Copan would have the dual role as director of the Boulder-based National […]

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Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch is the senior political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has a 31-year career in journalism, including the last 15 in Colorado. He was part of the Denver Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 and is a two-time Pulitzer finalist. His resume includes covering high school sports, the environment, the casino industry and civil rights in the South, as well as a short stint at CNN.