Press Releases

  • Tuesday, May 28, 2019

    Gov. Polis orders flags lowered to honor Memorial Day

    DENVER — Friday, May 24, 2018 — Gov. Jared Polis today ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff on all public buildings statewide on Monday, May 27, in recognition of Memorial Day, and as proclaimed by President Donald J. Trump. Flags should be lowered from sunrise to noon. See the full presidential proclamation below.
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019

    Gov. Polis signs free, full-day kindergarten bill into law

    DENVER — Gov. Jared Polis today signed HB19-1262, State Funding for Full-day Kindergarten into law, marking one of the largest investments in early childhood education in Colorado’s history. Funds set aside by the Joint Budget Committee in March will fund full-day kindergarten in addition to freeing up more than 5,000 preschool slots. In addition, Governor Polis signed HB19-1055, which provides $25 million to help school districts with kindergarten and preschool implementation costs such as furniture and equipment this year. With today’s signing, districts across the state are empowered to start offering free full-day kindergarten this fall.