DENVER — Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis signed these bills into law yesterday.
DENVER — Monday, Feb. 18, 2019 — Statement from Colorado Governor Jared Polis and Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser regarding the multistate lawsuit challenging President Trump’s emergency declaration:
“Colorado will join at least 10 other states in a multistate lawsuit challenging President Trump’s unconstitutional emergency declaration to build a border wall. After reviewing the specifics of this action over the weekend, we concluded that Colorado could lose tens of millions in military construction dollars that would be diverted to build the wall. Our military bases play a critical role in our nation’s readiness and are economic drivers in several communities.
In this action, we are fighting for Colorado’s interests and defending the rule of law.”
DENVER — Gov. Jared Polis today announced appointments to the following boards and commissions:
DENVER — Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis today issued the following statement in regard to President Trump’s decision to bypass lawmakers and build a wall:
“President Donald Trump’s plan to circumvent Congress and declare a state of emergency for his personal vanity project is an astonishing abuse of power. This is not only a waste of taxpayer dollars but a distraction from the many real issues that affect hardworking Coloradans.
While the president tries to separate us— Coloradans, and my administration, will continue to unite by building a Colorado for all.”
DENVER — Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis today issued the following statement on the tentative agreement between Denver Public Schools and the Denver Classroom Teachers Association:
Governor Polis Announces New Office to Help Colorado Communities Realize Opportunity Zone Investment
DENVER — Monday, Feb. 11, 2019 — Governor Jared Polis has announced the formation of a dedicated office within the Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) to cultivate active investment in Colorado’s 126 federally designated Opportunity Zones.
DENVER — Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis today ordered flags lowered to half-staff on all public buildings statewide now until sunset on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 to honor former U.S. Rep. John Dingell, and as ordered by President Trump. Former Rep. Dingell died on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019.
DENVER — Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis today announced appointments for top positions at the Colorado Department of Human Services and the Colorado Department of Personnel and Administration.
DENVER — Feb. 7, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis today appointed Corinne Magid to the Jefferson County Court in the First Judicial District. Magid fills a vacancy created by the appointment of Ryan Stuart to the 18th Judicial District Court.
DENVER — State of Colorado government offices in Denver and surrounding suburban counties will close at 2 p.m. due to extreme weather conditions.