“Gov. Ritter came into office with a bold promise– to build a New Energy Economy for Colorado. And on that promise, he swiftly delivered. Over the past three years Gov. Ritter has worked diligently to bring clean energy to the state and build a homegrown industry. Along the way, he put Colorado squarely on the map as a national leader, helping to shape the debate on our energy future at a defining time for our country.
“Gov. Ritter has lived up to his pledge to be a ‘stubborn steward’ of Colorado’s rugged landscape, demonstrating time and again his willingness to stand strong and make the difficult choices necessary to protect our natural environment.
“The Governor’s leadership has been visionary for Colorado, and we have greatly enjoyed working in partnership with him and his administration to move Colorado forward in a bold new direction.”