Press Releases

  • Thursday, July 11, 2019

    Gov. Polis Statement on Reports of Raids

    DENVER - Following reports of President Trump’s plan to launch a series of raids across the country, including Denver, Gov. Jared Polis issued the following statement: “If true, these reports are of great concern and another failure of leadership by the Trump administration. Instead of working with Congress to find a real, comprehensive solution to our broken immigration system, the President is unfortunately focused on creating uncertainty and fear. These actions make our communities less safe and increase distrust of law enforcement. Colorado celebrates our immigrant communities, and we will not allow the public safety of Coloradans to be held hostage by the Trump administration.”
  • Thursday, July 11, 2019

    Governor Polis & Lt. Governor Primavera Invite U.S. Women’s National Team to State Capitol

    DENVER - Gov. Jared Polis and Lt. Gov. Dianne Primavera invited the U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) to the Colorado State Capital to celebrate the team’s historic World Cup victory. Two of the team members are from Colorado, Midfielder Lindsey Horan and forward Mallory Pugh. Gov. Polis participated in a press conference this morning to help ensure Denver is selected among final host cities for the FIFA Men’s World Cup in 2026.
  • Monday, July 8, 2019

    Gov. Polis Marks First Six Months in Office, Bold Accomplishments

    DENVER - Today the Polis administration marked six months in office and the administration’s record of bold, bipartisan accomplishments. Since being sworn-in on January 8, Governor Jared Polis has worked with legislators on both sides of the aisle and members of the administration to lower the rising cost of living and expand opportunity for all by providing free full-day kindergarten, tackling the rising cost of health care, and putting Colorado on a path to a 100 percent renewable energy future by 2040.
  • Tuesday, July 2, 2019

    Gov. Polis Statement on the 2020 Census

    DENVER - Following reports that the 2020 census will move forward without the inclusion of a citizenship question, Gov. Polis issued the following statement:
  • Monday, July 1, 2019

    Gov. Polis Unveils Governor’s Dashboard, Bold Goals

    DENVER — Gov. Jared Polis today announced the Governor’s Dashboard, a tool that provides transparency and accountability on key goals set by the administration to move Colorado forward. The Dashboard will provide a summary of progress on goals set around the Governor’s Bold Four initiatives, as well as other high-priority areas. The Bold Four initiatives include: Tax Reform & Economic Development, Energy & Renewables, Health, and Education & Workforce. Data for the dashboard will be updated monthly on the goals that include data gathering.
  • Thursday, June 27, 2019

    Gov. Polis Statement on SCOTUS Decision on Gerrymandering

    DENVER - Governor Jared Polis released the following statement in response to the United States Supreme Court's decision today in the partisan gerrymandering cases: “Partisan political gerrymandering erodes confidence in our elections and is destructive to our democracy. Colorado has made progress on this issue and should serve as a model for other states in protecting the integrity of our representative form of government. Colorado has stepped up and done the right thing by making sure that politicians don’t draw their own districts and we are ready to help any state who would follow our lead.”