While new to many, Colorado celebrates a long history of collaboration to tackle the big challenges our state has faced. Colorado thrives because people from across our state work together, and our energy and natural resource development is a chief example. Here, some of the strictest government oversights of oil and gas production and energy efficiency requirements exist alongside strong agricultural communities and awe-inspiring outdoor recreation – creating jobs, generating tax revenue, and supporting our quality of life. We achieve all this because of Colorado’s spirit. Read the full op-ed by Leah Curtsinger, Federal Policy Director for the Colorado Chamber of Commerce, at Colorado Politics.