Press Releases

  • Friday, December 16, 2022

    Polis-Primavera Administration Announces Zivaro to Serve Space and Command Control Programs by Expanding in Colorado Springs

    DENVER – Today, Governor Polis, Lt. Governor Primavera,  and the Global Business Development Division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) formally announced that Zivaro, an information technology company that specializes in serving government and national defense partners, has selected Colorado Springs, Colorado for expansion. There, the company’s new business unit will focus on modernizing legacy systems that serve Space and Command Control Programs operated by and on behalf of the U.S. Government. These more flexible technology solutions will help the Government continue to keep up with the pace of change required in today’s operating environment.
  • Friday, December 16, 2022

    Colorado’s Unemployment Rate Declines Under Polis Administration, Remains Below National Average

    DENVER — Today, Governor Jared Polis and the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment announced that Colorado’s unemployment rate declined in November to 3.5%. Colorado’s unemployment rate remains below the national unemployment rate of 3.7%. Colorado’s strong labor market added 4,300 good-paying jobs in November in industries including education and health services, financial activities, and professional and business services, and job growth continues to outpace the U.S.
  • Tuesday, December 13, 2022

    Annual Colorado Talent Pipeline Report Released

    DENVER - Today, the Colorado Workforce Development Council (CWDC) released the ninth annual Talent Pipeline Report, which analyzes and explains labor market information, highlights talent development strategies, and provides data-informed opportunities to enhance the talent pipeline in Colorado.
  • Monday, December 12, 2022

    Governor Polis Takes Action in Response to COVID-19, RSV, Influenza, and other Respiratory Illnesses

    DENVER — Today, Governor Polis signed an Executive Order amending and extending the current COVID-19 disaster declaration that includes RSV, influenza, and other respiratory illnesses. The disaster declaration allows agencies to continue to access state and federal funding for recovery efforts, to rapidly respond to changes in the public health environment, and to support the healthcare system to remain appropriately staffed and prepared to respond to public health. The amendments expand the scope of practice for medical professionals to allow for additional flexibility to treat patients and to make beds and providers available to treat pediatric patients.
  • Friday, December 9, 2022

    Polis-Primavera Administration Announces Behavioral Health Grant Opportunities and Toolkit to Help Communities Apply

    DENVER- Today, the Polis-Primavera administration and Behavioral Health Administration (BHA) announced that over $130 million in grant opportunities supporting behavioral health care are now available for eligible parties to apply. The grant programs focus on implementing innovative, data-driven behavioral health strategies that meet the needs of individual communities and expanding crime prevention. As part of these grant opportunities, the BHA has partnered with Colorado Health Institute to provide technical assistance to applicants through the community behavioral health services toolkit which will support navigating the application process and creating the most effective projects for each community. 
  • Friday, December 9, 2022

    Gov. Polis Announces Boards and Commissions Appointments

    Automobile Theft Prevention Board

    The board shall solicit and review applications for grants that assist in improving and supporting automobile theft prevention programs or programs for the enforcement or prosecution of automobile theft crimes through statewide planning and coordination. 

    for terms expiring February 1, 2024: