Press Releases

  • Wednesday, December 28, 2022

    Governor Polis Releases Statement Ahead of One-Year Anniversary of the Marshall Fire and Straight-Line Winds Event

    DENVER - Today, Governor Polis reflects ahead of the one-year anniversary of the Marshall Fire and Straight-Line Winds and stands in solidarity with those affected by this devastating event. The Polis administration along with local governments, non-profits, federal partners and others have worked to provide robust support and funding for the community as they rebuild stronger and more resiliently. 
  • Tuesday, December 27, 2022

    Governor Polis Appoints Anthony N. Baca to La Plata County Court

    DENVER -  Today, Governor  Polis appointed Anthony N. Baca to fill a vacancy on the La Plata County Court in the 6th Judicial District. The vacancy was created by the resignation of the Honorable Anne Woods and is effective immediately. 
  • Friday, December 23, 2022

    Gov. Polis Visits Warming Centers & Shelters Supporting Coloradans & Migrants as State Continues to Take Bold Action to Keep People Safe 

    DENVER - Today, Governor Polis visited warming centers and shelters providing critical support to people in Colorado during the extreme cold weather this week. The Polis administration acted swiftly and thoroughly to prepare for the extreme weather, keep people safe, and save lives, and the state has provided around the clock support to local governments and municipalities. Governor Polis expressed his appreciation to the hardworking volunteers, staff, and National Guard service members supporting the warming centers and shelters, and delivered gifts to children at the sites to ensure they had a small gift to open this holiday season. 
  • Thursday, December 22, 2022

    Governor Polis Announces Clemency for 24 Individuals 

    DENVER - Today, Governor Jared Polis announced that he has granted clemency to 24 individuals, including 4 commutations and 19 pardons.  The Governor also granted one individual a commutation and a pardon. 

  • Wednesday, December 21, 2022

    Gov. Polis Announces Boards and Commissions Appointments

    Adams State University Board of Trustees

    The Adams State University Board of Trustees makes policy for the school and oversees its operation.

    for a term expiring December 31, 2024:

    • LeRoy Salazar of Alamosa, Colorado, occasioned by the resignation of Amanda DeLaRosa of Denver, Colorado, appointed;

    for a term expiring December 31, 2025:

  • Tuesday, December 20, 2022

    Provider Registration Open for Universal Preschool (UPK) Colorado

    DENVER — The Polis administration and the Colorado Department of Early Childhood recently opened the registration process for providers to participate in Universal Preschool (UPK) Colorado, 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.
  • Tuesday, December 20, 2022

    Advancing Colorado’s Semiconductor Industry: Polis Administration Secures Entegris for Colorado Springs Expansion

    COLORADO SPRINGS – Today, Governor Polis and the Global Business Development Division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) formally announced that Entegris, Inc., a global supplier of advanced materials and process solutions for the semiconductor, life sciences, and other high-tech industries, has selected Colorado Springs, Colorado for expansion. In addition to bringing good-paying new jobs to Colorado Springs, the company will support the continued development of the state’s semiconductor industry and the high-skilled workforce it demands.