DENVER - Gov. Polis has ordered flags lowered to half staff on all public buildings statewide from sunrise to sunset on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, to honor the passing of West Metro Firefighter and Paramedic, Dan Moran.
DENVER — Gov. Jared Polis and members of the Polis administration released the following statement ahead of a federal field hearing in Denver about the Trump administration’s attempt to roll back the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), a bedrock federal environmental law.
DENVER - Lt. Gov. Dianne Primavera celebrated the 75th Anniversary of the end of World War II by signing a proclamation to honor the dedication and hard work of the men and women who served in the war and paid the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Lt. Gov. Primavera was joined by Sen. Nancy Todd, Sen. Bob Gardner, Rep. Rhonda Fields, and Rep. Mike Weissman, and Colorado Freedom Memorial Foundation founder Rick Crandall.
DENVER - Governor Jared Polis released the following statement celebrating Reproductive Freedom Day. Gov. Polis also joined the Colorado Reproductive Health Rights and Justice Coalition for Reproductive Freedom Day at the state capitol today.
DENVER - Governor Jared Polis released the following statement in response to President Trump’s State of the Union address:
“We are at a pivotal moment in our nation’s history where we must reject the manufactured division that is being shoved forward for the sake of political gain and work together on bold efforts to expand opportunity for all. That’s why in Colorado, we’re working to invest in education, fighting to lower the cost of health care, address the economic and moral threat of climate change and create good-paying jobs.
“I appreciate Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s acknowledgment of the important value and success of our bipartisan free full-day kindergarten program which is saving parents money and helping Colorado’s students.”
ARVADA - Governor Jared Polis and the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) released a bold roadmap to provide clarity and guidance for state-chartered financial services industries that serve or seek to serve legal cannabis-related businesses. Gov. Polis was joined by DORA’s Executive Director Patty Salazar, Congressman Ed Perlmutter, Treasurer Dave Young and Sundie Seefried, CEO of Partner Colorado Credit Union.
DENVER- Earlier today, Gov. Jared Polis and the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA), in partnership with Attorney General Phil Weiser, submitted the State’s official response to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) interim final rule related to the establishment of a Domestic Hemp Production Program. Members of Colorado’s Congressional delegation voiced their support for the submitted comments on the USDA’s interim final hemp rule.
DENVER — Gov. Jared Polis today joined the Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and the Colorado Energy Office to announce two pilot programs focused on energy usage and environmental responsibility in the cannabis and beer industries.