Press Releases

  • Sunday, June 28, 2020

    Governor Polis Releases Statement on Attempted Arson Near Statue at State Capitol

    DENVER - Gov. Polis released the following statement on the apprehension of individuals for attempted arson near the Civil War monument at State Capitol building. The individuals were trying to light debris on fire near the base of where the statue previously stood. No one has yet been charged for the destruction of the statue itself.
  • Friday, June 26, 2020

    Governor Polis Applauds Colorado Springs Move Toward Renewable Energy

    DENVER - Governor Jared Polis applauded a vote by the Colorado Springs City Council in favor of an electric resource plan that will retire the Drake coal plant in 2023, the Nixon coal plant by 2030 and the Birdsall gas plant by 2035. The municipal utility will replace these generating facilities primarily with renewable energy, storage, and expanded demand-side management programs.
  • Thursday, June 25, 2020

    Governor Polis Signs HB20-1326

    DENVER - Gov. Polis today signed HB20-1326, Create Occupational Credential Portability Program. The bill relocates the existing occupational credential exemption to expand portability of state licenses, registrations and certifications for regulated professions, and provides that newly-located military spouses may apply for a temporary license, certification or registration in a regulated profession if they hold such a credential from another state.
  • Wednesday, June 24, 2020

    Lt. Gov Primavera Announces New Staff

    DENVER — Lt. Governor Dianne Primavera today announced two vacancies that have been filled in the Lt. Governor’s office. These roles will also support State efforts in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Wednesday, June 24, 2020

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

    DENVER - Gov. Polis today provided an update on the state’s response to COVID-19 and was joined by State Epidemiologist Dr. Rachel Herlihy to remind Coloradans about the importance of social distancing and wearing masks, especially with the upcoming 4th of July holiday.