GUBERNATORIAL DEBATE IN DENVER THURSDAY, OCT. 12, SPONSORED BY 9NEWS, COLORADO BIZ, COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY
Republican Bob Beauprez and Democrat Bill Ritter, two candidates vying for Colorado governor, will debate business-related issues on Thursday, Oct. 12, in Denver at an event co-sponsored by ColoradoBiz Magazine, 9NEWS and Colorado State University. 9NEWS will stream the "Business of Colorado: Governor’s Race Debate" event live at www.9news.com and make it available on www.cobizmag.com.
The debate will be 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. The event is free, but registration is required. To register and suggest questions for the candidates, go to http://www.cobizmag.com/9news_debate_registration.asp. Attendees can also submit questions to www.9news.com. Lunch, at a cost of $11, is available for purchase at the event.
Three panelists will query the candidates on such topics as immigration reform, education funding, water and transportation issues, Referenda C and D and the state’s role in providing business incentives. The panelists are Adam Schrager, 9NEWS political correspondent; Robert Schwab, editor of ColoradoBiz magazine; and John Straayer, political science professor at Colorado State. Bob Kendrick, 9NEWS anchor, will serve as moderator.
For more information, contact Emily Narvaes Wilmsen at (970) 491-2336 or Emily.Wilmsen@colostate.edu.