Press Releases

  • Tuesday, March 31, 2020

    Gov. Polis Requests Extension of Work Permits for DACA recipients

    DENVER - Gov. Jared Polis today urged the Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security requesting automatic extensions of work authorizations for all Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients whose grants expire in 2020.
  • Monday, March 30, 2020

    Gov. Polis Provides Update on State Response to COVID-19

    DENVER - Gov. Jared Polis provided an update on Colorado’s response to COVID-19 as well as information on current cases in Colorado, including the number of cases, hospitalizations, and fatalities. Gov. Polis was also joined by Dr. Marc Moss, head of pulmonology at the University of Colorado - Anschutz Medical Campus and a doctor at UC Health who came to represent the thousands of medical professionals working on the front lines in Colorado.
  • Sunday, March 29, 2020

    Gov. Polis Signs Executive Order

    DENVER - Gov. Polis signed an Executive Order temporarily suspending the personal appearance requirement before notarial officers to perform notarizations.
  • Sunday, March 29, 2020

    Gov. Polis Secures Major Disaster Status for Colorado

    DENVER - On Wednesday, March 25, Governor Polis submitted an urgent request to the federal government to help Colorado deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, Governor Polis announced that President Trump and the federal government had approved the Governor’s request in declaring a Major Disaster for the State of Colorado.
  • Friday, March 27, 2020

    Gov. Polis Provides Update on State Response to COVID-19

    DENVER - Gov. Jared Polis provided an update on Colorado’s response to COVID-19 and discussed the predictive modeling that is guiding the public health decisions the state is making as well as the updated public health order that corresponds with the stay-at-home executive order.
  • Thursday, March 26, 2020

    Gov. Polis Applauds Senate Passage of COVID-19 Bill

    DENVER - Gov. Jared Polis released the following statement after the Senate unanimously approved a measure to provide critical funding for Colorado and other states to address COVID-19. The bill is expected to pass the House this week.