Coloradan


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Col·o·ra·do

 (kŏl′ə-răd′ō, -rä′dō)
Abbr. CO or Col. or Colo.
A state of the west-central United States. It was admitted as the 38th state in 1876. First explored by the Spanish in the 16th and 17th centuries, the region was added to the United States through the Louisiana Purchase (1803) and a cession by Mexico (1848). The Colorado Territory was organized in 1861. Denver is the capital and the largest city.

Col′o·ra′dan, Col′o·ra′do·an adj. & n.
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Noun1.Coloradan - a native or resident of Colorado
American - a native or inhabitant of the United States
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Valdez recently announced his concrete and ambitious plan that calls for making renewable energy accessible to every Coloradan, regardless of their income or background, while creating quality jobs for Coloradans.
Every Coloradan receiving employer coverage would lose their existing plan and their abilities to review benefit plan changes or override the probable tax increases to continue funding the regime.
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Chao also has served as president and vice president of the Colorado State Board of Pharmacy, and he was awarded the Distinguished Coloradan Award by the University of Colorado School of Pharmacy in 2000.
Leading a comprehensive approach, LiveWell Colorado inspires and advances policy, environmental and lifestyle changes that aim to provide every Coloradan with access to healthy foods and opportunities for physical activity in the places they live, work, learn and play.
We have implemented innovative solutions across our state as we focus on ensuring that every Coloradan has the skills needed to succeed in today's economy and in the future.
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On July 29, the evening will include the 2010 John Iglehart Award presentation, given annually to a Coloradan whose wisdom, commitment and leadership in health policy have made a significant contribution to the Colorado Health Foundation's vision for Colorado to be the healthiest state in the nation.
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Governor Lynne was among the nearly 80 percent of Coloradans who opposed Amendment 69 as bad policy that threatened to severely impact the state budget," Lynne's campaign spokesperson Ethan Susseles told IBT in a statement.