Press Releases

  • Friday, September 30, 2022

    Governor Polis Secures Pioneering Healthtech Company for New Colorado Headquarters

    DENVER – This morning at a meeting of the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation, Governor Polis and the Global Business Development Division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) announced that Virta Health, a health technology company and leader in type 2 diabetes reversal, has selected Colorado for its new headquarters. Under the Polis administration, Colorado has secured many new business headquarters that will create good-paying jobs for Coloradans.
  • Friday, September 23, 2022

    Governor Polis Announces CPW’s Discovery of Greenback Cutthroat Naturally Reproducing in Ancestral Waters of their Native South Platte Drainage

    DENVER – After more than a decade of intensive efforts to rescue the greenback cutthroat trout from the brink of extinction, Colorado Parks and Wildlife announced Friday it has discovered that the state fish is naturally reproducing in Herman Gulch, one of the first places the agency stocked it in its native South Platte River drainage.
  • Friday, September 23, 2022

    Serve Colorado Executive Director John Kelly Receives National Honor from America’s Service Commissions

    DENVER — John Kelly of Serve Colorado was named the 2022 Outstanding Commission Executive Director Award recipient at the virtual awards ceremony hosted by America’s Service Commissions (ASC) on September 22. The awards program is held each year to recognize the accomplishments of state and territorial service commission staff, commissioners, service programs, and champions of national service throughout the United States and its territories.
  • Monday, September 19, 2022

    Gov. Polis Announces Boards and Commissions Appointments

    America 250-Colorado 150 Commission

    The America 250 - Colorado 150 commission is created in History Colorado to develop programs and plan for the official observance across Colorado of the semiquincentennial anniversary of the founding of the United States, as marked by the Declaration of Independence in 1776, and the sesquicentennial anniversary of Colorado statehood.

    for terms expiring at the pleasure of the Governor:

  • Friday, September 16, 2022

    Governor Jared Polis Makes District Court Appointments

    DENVER — Today the Governor appointed Robert R. Gunning to the 20th Judicial District Court. The vacancy is created by the retirement of the Honorable Norma A. Sierra and is effective October 6, 2022. 
  • Friday, September 16, 2022

    Governor Polis Takes Action in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

    DENVER — Today, Governor Polis signed an Executive Order to amend and extend  the COVID-19 disaster declaration, which allows agencies to continue to access State and federal funding for rapid response to changes in the public health environment due to COVID-19. It also supports the health care system to remain appropriately staffed and prepared to respond to public health. The amendments remove provisions which are no longer needed for COVID-19 response.
  • Thursday, September 15, 2022

    Governor Jared Polis Appoints Katharine E. Lum and Karl L. Schock to the Colorado Court of Appeals

    DENVER — Today, Governor Polis appointed Katharine E. Lum and Karl L. Schock to the Colorado Court of Appeals. Ms. Lum will fill a vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable Michael H. Berger. The vacancy is effective October 29, 2022. Mr. Schock will fill a vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable David J. Richman. The vacancy is effective November 5, 2022.