Press Releases

  • Tuesday, January 17, 2023

    What They’re Saying About Governor Polis’s State of the State Address

    DENVER - Today, Governor Polis delivered his 2023 State of the State Address to the Colorado General Assembly, laying out bold goals for the second term, challenging us to envision what we want Colorado to look like at the end of his term and when the state turns 150.  
  • Friday, January 13, 2023

    Colorado Re-Introduces Three Retired License Plates to Benefit State’s Disability Funding Committee

    DENVER - Today, the State of Colorado released three previously retired license plate backgrounds with proceeds from their sale benefiting the Colorado Disability Funding Committee, providing grants for disability application assistance and innovative programs that increase the quality of life and independence of Coloradans with disabilities. These license plates can be purchased for use from county motor vehicle offices state-wide or online for a $25 annual fee.
  • Friday, January 13, 2023

    Governor Polis Formalizes Action Taken in Response to Extreme Winter Weather in December

    DENVER — Governor Polis issued an Executive Order memorializing the December 20, 2022 verbal order declaring a disaster emergency due to extreme winter weather throughout the State of Colorado, deploying the National Guard to respond to and support the extreme winter weather response, and activating the State Emergency Operations Plan authorizing all State departments and agencies to take action necessary and requested by the Director of the Office of Emergency Management.  
  • Friday, January 13, 2023

    Creating Jobs and Affordable Housing: Polis Administration Announces Innovative Housing Incentive Program

    DENVER – The Innovative Housing Incentive Program (IHIP), announced today by Governor Polis and the Business Funding & Incentives Division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), introduces new funding opportunities to support the development and expansion of Colorado’s innovative housing manufacturing businesses. Based on the understanding that strong economic development includes job creation and the development of attainable housing, IHIP will foster both across Colorado.
  • Thursday, January 12, 2023

    Polis Administration Announces Bold Progress in Building Global Energy Business Park “Glo Park” in Colorado

    GOLDEN - Today, the Polis administration and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) announced the next stage in bringing to life a nation-leading, innovative Global Energy Park (Glo Park) in Golden, Colorado. With the completion of land swaps between the Department of Energy, the State of Colorado, and Jefferson County, the Glo Park has garnered attention from international companies spearheading energy transition. The campus will be located within walking distance of NREL in the heart of Colorado’s internationally recognized energy research and innovation ecosystem, further cementing Colorado’s role at the nexus of renewable energy innovation and collaboration.
  • Tuesday, January 10, 2023

    Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and Lt. Gov. Primavera Sworn-in for a Second Term

    COLORADO — Today, Gov. Jared Polis and Lt. Gov. Dianne Primavera were sworn in for a second term following a sweeping electoral victory, marking the conclusion of a well-run 2022 Colorado election, the continuation of trusted, pragmatic leadership for Colorado, and a commitment to ensure all Coloradans can thrive. 
  • Monday, January 9, 2023

    Bringing Universal Preschool to Colorado Kids: Polis Administration Announces Enrollment for Universal Preschool (UPK) Colorado Opens January 17, Families Can Choose from Hundreds of High-Quality Providers 

    DENVER – Today, the Polis administration announced the next step in implementing the Universal Preschool (UPK) Colorado program, with enrollment opening on January 17th for families to register their kids for preschool this fall. Colorado’s Universal Preschool provider registration is off to a strong start with more than 29,000 seats available across the state. Over 850 providers have signed up to participate in the state-funded high-quality, voluntary mixed delivery preschool program available to every Colorado child in the year before they are eligible to enter kindergarten. 
  • Monday, January 9, 2023

    Polis Administration Announces Leading Life Sciences Company Chooses Town of Frederick for Expansion

    FREDERICK – Governor Polis and the Global Business Development Division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) formally announced today that Agilent, an American life sciences company, has selected Frederick, Colorado in Weld County for expansion. Agilent is a global leader in life science research, patient diagnostics and testing that ensures the safety of water, food and pharmaceuticals. By expanding in Colorado, the company will help advance a bioscience and life sciences sector that is among the best in the nation.