DENVER — Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis today announced appointments for top positions at the Colorado Department of Human Services and the Colorado Department of Personnel and Administration.
DENVER — Feb. 7, 2019 — Gov. Jared Polis today appointed Corinne Magid to the Jefferson County Court in the First Judicial District. Magid fills a vacancy created by the appointment of Ryan Stuart to the 18th Judicial District Court.
DENVER — State of Colorado government offices in Denver and surrounding suburban counties will close at 2 p.m. due to extreme weather conditions.
Gov. Polis and Sen. Bennet sign joint letter opposing the proposed freeze of fuel efficiency standards
DENVER — Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 — Ahead of tomorrow’s Senate confirmation vote on Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler, Gov. Jared Polis and U.S. Senator Michael Bennet sent a letter to Wheeler opposing the proposed freeze of fuel efficiency standards that require ongoing improvements to light-duty vehicles.
Governor’s Office releases statement on Denver Public Schools and the Denver Classroom Teachers Association
DENVER — Today the Governor’s Office released a statement regarding Denver Public Schools and the Denver Classroom Teachers Association:
DENVER — Gov. Jared Polis today signed an executive order establishing the Office of Saving People Money on Health Care, led by Lt. Governor Dianne Primavera. The goal of the Office is to study, identify and implement policies that will lower health care costs while ensuring all Coloradans have access to affordable, quality care.
DENVER — Gov. Jared Polis announced today that federal workers in Colorado who are required to report to work yet whose pay is being withheld, known as excepted workers - are now permitted to file a claim for jobless benefits.
DENVER — Gov. Jared Polis today submitted his first budget proposal to the Joint Budget Committee (JBC) of the General Assembly. New K12 budget forecasts that reflect higher local district property tax revenue and lower enrollment growth and inflation have lowered the State funding need for school finance. This reduction creates room in the budget for the Governor’s proposals without increasing General Fund spending and also allows for additional savings.
DENVER — Gov. Jared Polis today released a statement on the federal judge’s ruling against the Trump administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. Colorado joined the lawsuit in April 2018.
DENVER — Gov. Jared Polis today responded to the Colorado Supreme Court’s ruling on the Martinez oil and gas case: