Press Releases

  • Thursday, March 24, 2022

    Governor Polis: Colorado Will Welcome Ukrainian Refugees

    DENVER — Today, Governor Jared Polis applauded the Biden administration’s decision to welcome Ukrainians to the United States and Colorado through the refugee resettlement system and pathways that reunify families. Last month, Governor Polis wrote to Secretary Antony J. Blinken of the US Department of State to inform the federal government that Colorado is ready to welcome refugees, provide support to Ukrainians. After meeting with Ukrainian Coloradans, Governor Polis asked Sec. Blinken and Sec. Mayorkas of the US Department of Homeland Security to increase immigration pathways for Ukrainians to the U.S.
  • Wednesday, March 23, 2022

    Gov. Polis Orders Flags Lowered to Honor Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright

    DENVER - Today, Governor Jared Polis ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff beginning immediately and to return to full staff at sunset on Sunday, March 27, 2022 to honor the life and legacy of former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, as proclaimed by President Biden. Earlier today, Governor Polis issued a statement on the passing of former Secretary Albright
  • Wednesday, March 23, 2022

    Polis Administration Continues to Support Marshall Fire Survivors, Secures Transformative Federal Funding for Disaster Recovery, Rebuilding Efforts

    DENVER — Today, Governor Polis and the Colorado Department of Local Affairs announced important funding from the Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) to support Marshall Fire disaster recovery, provide real relief for Marshall Fire survivors, and help impacted communities build back smarter and more resiliently. 
  • Tuesday, March 22, 2022

    Governor Polis, First Gentleman Reis Welcome First Lady Dr. Jill Biden to Colorado

    DENVER — Colorado Governor Jared Polis and First Gentleman Marlon Reis welcome First Lady Jill Biden to Colorado on a visit showcasing the Polis Administration’s commitment to building a Colorado for All, including saving Colorado students, businesses, and families money, and bridging the digital divide to strengthen Colorado’s workforce. 
  • Tuesday, March 22, 2022

    Governor Polis Honors Victims of Boulder King Soopers Shooting

    BOULDER — Governor Jared Polis issued the following statement today in remembrance of the ten Coloradans whose lives were tragically taken one year ago in the March 22, 2021 shooting at the Table Mesa Shopping Center King Soopers grocery store in Boulder, Colorado.
  • Friday, March 18, 2022

    Bluestaq Selects Colorado for Large-Scale Expansion

    DENVER — The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) Global Business Development (GBD) division announced today that Bluestaq, an enterprise software development firm dominant in the aerospace industry, has selected Colorado for its large-scale expansion.
  • Thursday, March 17, 2022

    Governor Polis Signs Bills Into Law to Support  Education, Health Care Workforce, Ensure Young Coloradans Get the Support Needed to Thrive

    DENVER — Today, Governor Jared Polis signed 13 bills into law to expand educators’ access to retirement benefits and create opportunities for retired educators and school staff to serve their communities, improve youth services and programs to help young Coloradans, provide support for young Coloradans with intellectual and developmental disabilities, protect crime victims and strengthen Colorado’s criminal justice system, build talent pipelines to the health care industry, and modify laws governing special districting and governing public benefit corporations. The Governor also signed one resolution to help preserve and protect vital water resources.