Press Releases

  • Tuesday, August 15, 2023

    Positioning Colorado as a Regional Technology and Innovation Hub: Polis Administration’s TechHubNow! Initiative Submits Two Applications for Federal Designation

    DENVER - Today, Governor Polis and the Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) announced two strategic proposals identified through the Colorado TechHubNow! Initiative applied to the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to secure federal designation as Regional Technology and Innovation Hubs (Tech Hubs): the Colorado Cleanrange Consortium, representing advanced energy and cleantech industries, and Elevate Quantum. These applications further cement Colorado’s position as a national leader in expanding US-based technology and innovation while diversifying our state’s economy and creating new, good-paying jobs at home.
  • Thursday, August 3, 2023

    Governor Polis Appoints Amy Danielle Touart to the Arapahoe County Court

    DENVER- Today, Governor Polis appointed Amy Danielle Touart to the Arapahoe County Court in the 18th Judicial District. The vacancy was created by the appointment of the Honorable LaQunya L. Baker to the 18th Judicial District Court and is effective immediately.  
  • Thursday, August 3, 2023

    Supporting Small Businesses Across Colorado: Polis Administration Awards 40 Digital Marketing Grants

    DENVER - Today, Governor Polis and the Business Support division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) announced the 40 recipients of the digital marketing grant that is distributed through the Small Business Accelerated Growth Program. This grant awards small businesses in Colorado $5,000 to help business owners across the state establish an online presence with a focus on social media and website best practices. 
  • Wednesday, August 2, 2023

    Governor’s Plate at Colorado State Fair: Grand Junction, Pueblo, Edgewater, Castle Rock Represented at 2023 Competition

    PUEBLO — Six food trucks from across Colorado have been selected to compete during the 2023 Governor’s Plate competition at the Colorado State Fair on Tuesday, August 29. Three returning favorites and three new contestants will be vying to wow Governor Polis and event attendees with sample sized dishes created with Colorado Proud ingredients. Governor Polis will award the Governor’s Plate to a winning truck. Competitors will also battle for the coveted People’s Choice Award.
  • Monday, July 31, 2023

    Gov. Polis Announces Boards and Commissions Appointments

    Advisory Committee on Governmental Accounting

    The Advisory Committee on Governmental Accounting assists the auditor in formulating and prescribing a classification of accounts which will be uniform for every level of local government.


    for a term expiring May 18, 2027:

    • Janeen Hathcock of Castle Rock, Colorado, to serve as a certified public accountant, occasioned by the resignation of Matthew Marino of Golden, Colorado, appointed.


  • Monday, July 31, 2023

    Polis-Primavera Administration Applauds Decision to Retain U.S. Space Command in Colorado

    DENVER  - Today, Governor Jared Polis and Lieutenant Governor Dianne Primavera issued the following statements in response to President Biden’s decision to keep U.S. Space Command in Colorado Springs. The Polis-Primavera administration in partnership with Colorado’s federal delegation, and local leaders have consistently advocated for Space Command to remain in Colorado and Governor Polis personally urged a former President to follow that recommendation in 2020 as well as the current President.
  • Thursday, July 27, 2023

    Celebrate Colorado! Governor Polis Highlights a Full Week of Events to Celebrate 147th Annual Colorado Day  

    DENVER- This year marks the 147th annual Colorado Day, and ahead of August 1, Governor Polis encourages Coloradans to celebrate safely and highlights upcoming events happening statewide during this year’s Celebrate Colorado. August 1 marks the day Colorado officially entered the Union and became a state, and now serves as a time to look back on the history of our state, promote local businesses, and come together to celebrate everything that makes Colorado great. Community organizations, restaurants, businesses and state agencies have added free and discounted events statewide starting July 28, 2023 through August 6, 2023.