Jared Polis

Governor Jared Polis Signing Bills to Cut Red Tape and Provide Transformational Change in Housing & Behavioral Health

FORT COLLINS — Today, Governor Polis will sign legislation in Greeley, Fort Collins, and Boulder to expand access to affordable housing and provide real relief for Coloradans seeking behavioral health services. The new laws will save Coloradans money on housing and critical behavioral health support, while cutting red tape to ensure Coloradans continue to receive high-quality, efficient services. Yesterday, Gov. Polis signed new laws to cut property taxes for Coloradans and businesses and to help entrepreneurs save money.

SONDERMANN | Jared Polis – altruist or cynic?

What do you call it when a high public official accuses those who criticize his ultimately cynical move of cynicism?. For this Jewish columnist and speaking of Colorado’s Jewish governor, I would go with the Yiddish word: chutzpah. Last month on Colorado Public Radio, responding to those who contend...
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Air quality, wildfires and building codes: Here are the climate bills headed to Gov. Jared Polis’s desk

Colorado Democrats tried to bring climate policy closer to home this year. Since winning control of state government in 2018, state Sen. Chris Hansen, D-Denver, said lawmakers spent their first few legislative sessions focused on transportation and the electricity sector. This year, policymakers turned their attention to the places people live and the air they breathe.

With the expected reversal of Roe vs. Wade by the Supreme Court, a handful of states are trying to protect that right. Connecticut enacted a new abortion rights law late yesterday and Colorado's Democratic governor, Jared Polis, recently did the same. I spoke with him yesterday.

JARED POLIS: A lot of folks, including us, saw the writing on the wall. So what we wanted to do is enshrine the Roe vs. Wade precedent in state law so that we didn't rely on the federal protections, but people would have the freedom here to make their own decisions.

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis warns 'the killer of JonBenet Ramsey should not rest easily'

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis told local media he’s "still optimistic" the police will secure justice for JonBenet Ramsey, whose 1996 murder at 6 years old remains unsolved. "I can say one thing, the killer of JonBenet Ramsey should not rest easily, because I am still optimistic that he or she will be apprehended with technology that exists today and five years or in 10 years, the governor told CBS Denver Monday evening.

CBS4 Exclusive With Gov. Jared Polis On JonBenet Ramsey Murder: ‘The Killer Of JonBenet Ramsey Should Not Rest Easy’

(CBS4) – More than a quarter century after the murder of JonBenet Ramsey in Colorado, her dad is asking Gov. Jared Polis to help solve the crime. The 6-year-old was killed in her family’s Boulder home on Christmas 1996. (Photo by Axel Koester/Sygma via Getty Images) “I just think of her as 6 year old daddy’s little girl,” John Ramsey told CBS4’s Shaun Boyd. Ramsey sent a petition signed by more than 2,600 people to the governor, asking him to compare DNA found at the crime scene to the millions of samples now in public genealogy databases, something he says Boulder police should...