Press Releases

  • Wednesday, March 27, 2024

    Governor Polis Celebrates Success Of Colorado Preschool Program in Eagle County

    EAGLE COUNTY - Today, Governor Polis, joined by Colorado Department of Early Childhood Executive Director Lisa Roy, visited two preschools in Eagle County to celebrate the success of Colorado's Universal Preschool program (UPK) and highlight the open enrollment period for next fall that families can sign up at Preschool is serving nearly 40,000 students across Colorado in its first year, propelling Colorado from 26th in preschool access to 8th.
  • Tuesday, March 26, 2024

    CWCB Launches 2024 Program to Transform Colorado’s Turf Landscape

    DENVER - Today, Governor Polis and the Colorado Water Conservation Board (CWCB) announced the launch of the second year of Transformative Landscape Change (TLC) Challenge program, which challenges local communities to reimagine their public spaces and embrace waterwise landscaping. The effort, a partnership with the nonprofit Resource Central, is designed to convert water-intensive landscapes into climate-appropriate, low-water-use, and attractive spaces.
  • Friday, March 22, 2024

    Governor Polis Releases Statement on 3rd Anniversary of Boulder King Soopers Shooting

    BOULDER - Today, Governor Polis released a statement on the 3rd anniversary of the Boulder Kings Soopers shooting. 

    “Three years ago today, Coloradans were shocked by the horrific and senseless violence that took the lives of 10 of our neighbors, friends, and community members. My heart is with those who lost a loved one, experienced trauma,  and all Coloradans on this difficult day. While we continue to mourn those we lost and feel the pain of that tragedy, we all remain Boulder Strong,” said Governor Polis.  

  • Thursday, March 21, 2024

    Helping Community Businesses Thrive: Governor Polis and OEDIT Announce 11 Grants to Support 58 Small Businesses

    DENVER – Today, Governor Polis and the Business Funding & Incentives division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) announced 11 Community Business Preservation grants to support community businesses and retain jobs across the state. These grants will be paired with training and consultation for 58 unique, independently-owned small businesses in Colorado that are culturally, socially, or historically significant and serve their communities in meaningful ways.