DENVER — Gov. Polis’ statement on shooting at the STEM School Highlands Ranch:
“We are making all of our public safety resources available to assist the Douglas County Sheriff's Department in their effort to secure the site and evacuate the students. We are monitoring the situation in real time. The heart of all Colorado is with the victims and their families.”
DENVER — To commemorate Animal Welfare Day, Governor Jared Polis joined First Gentleman Marlon Reis and Lt. Governor Dianne Primavera to announce the People for Animal Welfare (PAW) Committee. The Governor also signed HB 19-1092, Animal Ban For Cruelty To Animals Conviction and HB 19-1220, Court Facility Dog During Witness Testimony.
DENVER — Today Governor Jared Polis and Secretary of State Jena Griswold announced March 3rd, 2020 as the new date for Colorado’s presidential primary. The two were joined by leaders from the Democratic, Republican, Unity American Constitution and Approval Voting parties.
DENVER — Today, Governor Jared Polis joined Representative Yadira Caraveo, along with other public health advocates to announce legislation that would give voters the choice to tax nicotine vaping the same as cigarettes and raise the taxes on tobacco products. If passed, the referred measure would raise more than $300 million, half of which would go toward education and half to health care.