Utilizing funding from the American Rescue Plan Act passed by Congress in 2021 in response to the Covid pandemic, Gov. Jared Polis (D-CO) in late August announced the creation of a new service called Behavioral Health Secure Transportation, which is aimed at expanding access to mobile behavioral health services.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – As four members of the Colorado congressional delegation left the stage before a Colorado Water Congress audience, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis bounded on stage to exchange handshakes and hugs on Wednesday.
Governor Jared Polis (D) appeared on CNN’s State of the Union alongside Utah Governor Spencer Cox (R) on July 23 to discuss the political divide in the country. Cox, who omitted any mention of LGBTQ people in his 2023 Pride month declaration and in March signed a bill into law banning abortion clinics in Utah, ostensibly stood in contrast to Polis, who is the chief executive of a state with robust LGBTQ nondiscrimination protections and legal protections for abortions. The interview was focused on how to foster bipartisanship and find common ground between America’s disparate political identities.
Earlier this month, Gov. Jared Polis (D-CO) signed a bill into law that’s intended to decrease ozone pollution stemming from oil and gas production in Colorado and establish an interim legislative committee to investigate solutions to the poor air quality affecting parts of Colorado.
What do you get when you mix drag queens, charity bingo games, booze, and self-described psychonauts? You get Colorado’s official welcome party for the Psychedelic Science 2023 convention.
Polis Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed two bills today supporting youth mentorship prgrams and education.
In 2018, Jared Polis made twofold history when he became the first Jewish person and the first gay man to be elected governor of Colorado. Since taking office, he’s earned the ire of conservative activists and pundits, one of whom recently compared him to Adolf Hitler.
In 2021, Gov. Jared Polis (D-CO) outlined a roadmap to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Colorado 50% by 2030 and achieve 100% renewable energy in the state by 2040. As these deadlines approach, nuclear energy, carbon capture technology, and hydrogen are being proposed by some as ways to offset carbon emissions from fossil fuel production, theoretically making the deadlines easier for the state to hit.
Gov. Jared Polis (D-CO) gave the first State of the State address of his second term Tuesday. During the speech, Polis trumpeted his work on reducing greenhouse gas emissions and explained his goal to end Colorado’s reliance on fossil fuels.
During Colorado Governor Jared Polis’ (D) second inauguration, Polis and Colorado Senate President Sen. Steve Fenberg (D-Boulder) and Colorado Speaker of the House Rep. Julie McCluskie (D-Dillon) discussed future plans for affordable housing, crime, water, and climate goals.