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.
Building a ‘Colorado for All:’ Polis to Focus on Affordable Housing, Water in Coming Term
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.
Polis & Other Democrats Mobilize Voters at Lodo Retirement Community
During a campaign stop this morning, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, State Treasurer Dave Young, Lieutenant Gov. Dianne Primavera, and State Board of Education candidate Kathy Plomer urged about 50 people at Balfour at Riverfront Park, a retirement community near Commons Park in Lodo, to get their ballots turned in before 7 p.m. on Tuesday.
At Pueblo Debate, Ganahl’s Comments Seem to Hark Back to Trump’s ‘American Carnage’ Inauguration Speech; Polis Defends His Record
On one side of the room in CSU Pueblo’s Occhiato Student Center, where the Democratic and Republican candidates for Colorado governor faced off in their first debate on Sept. 28, a man wore a T-shirt with the name of the candidate he’ll be voting for in the midterms.
Ganahl Campaigns With Anti-LGBTQ Pundit Who Opposes Gay Marriage
On the campaign trail last weekend, Colorado GOP governor candidate Heidi Ganahl posed for a photo with anti-LGBTQ troll Matt Walsh.
Brief: Polis Announces Increase in Minimum Wage Effective in the New Year
On Tuesday, Gov. Jared Polis announced that Colorado’s minimum wage will increase from $12.56 per hour to $13.65 beginning January 1.
Neuschwanger Cancels Endorsements, Vows to Stay in Governor’s Race
A recent poll conducted by the Trafalgar Group, a national opinion polling and survey company, found that, if the Colorado election were held today, Gov.Jared Polis (D-CO) would beat CU Regent Heidi Ganahl with 46.8% of the vote, compared to Ganahl’s 42.1%. Libertarian candidate Kevin Ruskusky received 4.3%, and “other” received 1.9%. Trafalgar’s results were based on a sampling of 1,087 respondents, with a confidence rate of 95%.
Colorado Lawmakers Urge Biden to Protect Camp Hale
Colorado lawmakers Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and John Hickenlooper (D-CO), Governor Jared Polis, and U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse (D-CO) sent a letter to President Joe Biden yesterday urging him to use the Antiquities Act and other presidential authorities to protect Colorado’s Camp Hale and the Tenmile Range as the Camp Hale-Continental Divide National Monument.
Polis Administration Faces Lawsuit for Failing To Enforce Clean Air Laws on the Arch Coal’s West Elk Mine
Gov. Jared Polis (D-CO) and his administration were sued July 26 by conservation groups, over the Arch Coal’s West Elk mine’s alleged failure to comply with the state and federal clean-air laws.
Governor Polis Signs Executive Order to Protect Abortion Providers, Patients
Governor Jared Polis signed an executive order today to protect abortion providers and patients in Colorado. The order prohibits state agencies and departments, unless “pursuant to a court order,” from providing “information or data, including patient medical records, patient-level data, or related billing information, or expend time, money, facilities, property, equipment, personnel, or other resources to assist or further any investigation or proceeding initiated in or by another state that seeks to impose criminal or civil liability or professional sanction upon a person or entity for conduct that would be legal in Colorado related to providing, assisting, seeking, or obtaining reproductive health care.”