Governor Polis Statement on Passing of Governor Dick Lamm

Friday, July 30, 2021

DENVER - Governor Jared Polis released a statement following the passing of Dick Lamm and ordered flags lowered at state buildings across the state on the day of the service. 

“I’m very saddened to hear about the passing of former Governor Dick Lamm and send my condolences to Dottie and his entire family. I thank Governor Lamm for his service to the state of Colorado both as Governor and his many years teaching. Gov. Lamm took on tough issues, and he never shied away from civil political discourse and embraced collaboration. Gov. Lamm’s legacy and leadership will be remembered in our state’s history as well as his work to make Colorado an even more amazing place.”