Press Releases

  • Wednesday, February 26, 2020

    Gov. Polis Signs HB20-1021

    DENVER - Gov. Polis today signed HB20-1021, Colorado Youth Advisory Council Membership. This bill adds representatives from the Native American tribes with reservations in Colorado to the Colorado Youth Advisory Council.
  • Friday, February 21, 2020

    OeHI Releases Request for Information (RFI) for Surprise Billing, Explanation of Benefits

    DENVER - The Office of eHealth Innovation (OeHI), the Office of Saving People Money on Health Care (OSPMHC), and the eHealth Commission have released a Request For Information (RFI) with the purpose of collecting input on innovative solutions and services for reducing confusion and frustration around surprise medical billing, understanding explanations of benefits (EOBs), and accessing state benefits and community programs. This effort is fundamental in advancing Governor Polis and Lt. Governor Primavera’s priorities to improve access to care by reducing health care costs for Coloradans.
  • Friday, February 21, 2020

    Colorado Crisis Services surpasses 1 million services provided to Coloradans

    DENVER - Today, Gov. Polis and the Colorado Department of Human Services, Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) announced that Colorado Crisis Services, the state’s behavioral health response system, has provided more than 1 million services to Coloradans since the program’s inception in 2014.
  • Thursday, February 20, 2020

    Gov. Polis Appoints Denver Juvenile Court Judge

    DENVER — Gov. Jared Polis today announced the appointment of Pax Moultrie as a judge on the Denver Juvenile Court. Her appointment is occasioned by the retirement of the Honorable Donna Schmalberger.
  • Thursday, February 20, 2020

    Gov. Polis Meets with President Trump to Advocate for Colorado as Home to Space Command

    DENVER - Today Gov. Jared Polis met with President Trump in Colorado Springs to discuss the permanent relocation of the U.S. Space Command headquarters. Gov. Polis released the following statement after the meeting. “Colorado is the perfect home for Space Command and I was excited to have the opportunity to remind President Trump why that’s true,” said Governor Jared Polis. “Colorado is home to a proud military history. Not only do we have a strong community of veterans and active duty military, but our state is the epicenter for the national security and aerospace industries. We had a great conversation today about why Colorado is best and I think after his visit to Colorado Springs, the President will see that Space Command’s permanent home should once again be in Colorado. The President said he enjoyed his speech at the Air Force Academy Graduation and is strongly considering Colorado for Space Command and plans to decide by the end of the year.”
  • Friday, February 7, 2020

    Lt. Governor, State Lawmakers Mark 75th Anniversary of the End of WWII

    DENVER - Lt. Gov. Dianne Primavera celebrated the 75th Anniversary of the end of World War II by signing a proclamation to honor the dedication and hard work of the men and women who served in the war and paid the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Lt. Gov. Primavera was joined by Sen. Nancy Todd, Sen. Bob Gardner, Rep. Rhonda Fields, and Rep. Mike Weissman, and Colorado Freedom Memorial Foundation founder Rick Crandall.
  • Wednesday, February 5, 2020

    Gov. Polis Celebrates Reproductive Freedom Day

    DENVER - Governor Jared Polis released the following statement celebrating Reproductive Freedom Day. Gov. Polis also joined the Colorado Reproductive Health Rights and Justice Coalition for Reproductive Freedom Day at the state capitol today.