Colo. Lawmakers Fear Job Losses In $11B Qwest Sale

Law360, New York (April 23, 2010, 5:16 PM EDT) -- Colorado's governor and its U.S. Senate delegation have expressed concerns that CenturyLink Inc.'s plan to purchase Denver-based Qwest Communications International Inc. for $10.6 billion might cost the state jobs.

Sens. Mark Udall, D-Colo., and Michael Bennet, D-Colo., said Thursday that they planned to meet with executives from both companies "in the coming days" over worries that the acquisition of the Denver company by its Louisiana-based rival, announced the same day, could take jobs away from Colorado and also limit the state's efforts to expand its high-speed...
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