CNBC interviewed CO gov John Hickenlooper this morning
after new stats showed CO unemployment numbers are the LOWEST in the nation, while our property values are sky-rocketing.
Colorado has the highest average elevation of any state, but it also has the lowest unemployment rate.
While the national unemployment rate dropped to 4.3 percent in May, the lowest since 2001, Colorado's jobless rate is the nation's lowest at 2.3 percent.
"We worked very hard to reduce red tape, to try to attract young entrepreneurs."
In an interview with CNBC's "On The Money," Hickenlooper said, "More than anything we wanted Colorado to think of itself as a place, not just for outdoor recreation, but a place to go and start a business. "
While the Red(neck) states cling to coal, "We have over 2,000 companies that do either renewable energy or clean tech."