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Colorado Governor Signs Big Transportation Bill Into Law

Democratic Gov. Jared Polis has signed into law an ambitious transportation funding bill that addresses Colorado’s long-neglected highway infrastructure while promoting programs to wean residents from their gas-guzzling vehicles and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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Colorado Health Care, Prescription Drug Bills Are Now Laws

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has signed into law legislation to require insurers to offer a standard state-supervied health plan to people and small business.
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Polis Signs Health Care, Prescription Drug Bills Into Law

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has signed into law legislation that will require insurers to offer a standard health plan to individuals and small business and sanction hospitals and other health care providers that don’t participate in lowering costs.
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Colorado Governor to Let Go of Pandemic Executive Powers

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis said he will begin phasing out the executive authority he has been granted during the coronavirus pandemic after creating, amending and extending about 400 orders since March 2020.
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Polis: No to GOP Delegation Request to End Jobless Benefit

Democratic Gov. Jared Polis has rejected a request by Colorado’s Republican congressional delegation to stop paying jobless residents $300 extra a week in federal pandemic relief.
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Multiple Gun Control Bills Head To Colorado Governor’s Desk

Multiple Gun Control Bills Head To CO Governor’s Desk June 2021 Colorado – -(AmmoLand.com)- It didn’t take long for gun control extremists in the Colorado State Legislature to gut the Second Amendment this year – 111 days to be exact. Three more gun control bills are now headed to Governor Jared Polis’ desk for final signature. This is on top of two other gun control bills he’s already signed this legislative session, which went into full swing on Feb 16, 2021, and is expected to end no later...
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Birth of 3 Wolf Pups Means Colorado Has Its First Native Wolves Since the 1940s

Colorado wildlife officials on Wednesday confirmed the existence of a litter of gray wolf pups—the first thought to be seen in the state in decades. The discovery is also noteworthy in light of a voter-passed initiative last year to reintroduce wolves to Colorado by 2023.Read more...
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Colorado Picks First 5 Scholarship Winners in Vaccine Drive

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has announced the first five winners of $50,000 scholarships in a program designed to encourage students to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
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United States: Colorado Joins Coalition Of States Expanding Antidiscrimination Laws To Include Protections For Gender Identity And Gender Expression - BakerHostetler

On May 20, 2021, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed into law HB21-1108, known as the Gender Identity Expression Anti-Discrimination Act (the Act). In relevant part, the Act updates Colorado's nondiscrimination...
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Colorado Governor Jared Polis wants his state to be the first to accept cryptocurrencies for taxes

Colorado Governor Jared Polis AP Photo/David Zalubowski Colorado Governor Jared Polis wants his state to be the first to accept cryptocurrency for taxes. "I'd be thrilled to be the first state to let you pay your taxes in a variety of cryptos," Polis said. Polis has long been a crypto bull and was the first politician to accept campaign donations in bitcoin. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Colorado Governor Jared Polis told Coindesk he wants ...
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Ohio announces first Vax-a-Million lottery winner

By Andrew Welsh-Huggins | Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A southwestern Ohio woman won the state’s first $1 million Vax-a-Million vaccination incentive prize, while a Dayton-area teen was awarded the first full-ride college scholarship offered by the program, the state announced Wednesday night. The winners, whose names were drawn from more than 1.5 million entrants, were selected in a random drawing Monday and had their information confirmed before the formal announcement at the end of ...
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Colorado Ends 'Legacy Admissions' for Higher Education

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill Tuesday making the state a leader in the nationwide effort to ban legacy admissions at public colleges and universities.
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Colorado Offers $1 Million Prizes for Vaccinated Residents

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis says the state will have a weekly lottery for five residents to win $1 million Tuesday to incentive COVID-19 vaccinations.
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Newsom should follow the science, align state mask policy with CDC guidance

While Democratic governors across the country have opted to align their mask mandates with the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Gov. Gavin Newsom has chosen to keep the statewide mandate in place for another month. Newsom should follow the science and drop the statewide mask mandate. Last week, the CDC announced it was no longer necessary for fully vaccinated Americans to wear masks in most settings, indoor or outdoor, or to even adhere to six-foot social dist...
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Governor Ends Mask Mandates, Allows Mask 'Suggestions'

Democratic Gov. Jared Polis says Colorado will no longer require COVID-19 mask mandates.
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Colorado Gov Ends Mask Mandates, Allows Mask 'Suggestions'

Democratic Gov. Jared Polis on Friday said Colorado will no longer require COVID-19 mask mandates.
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Colorado police hunt for motive in deadly party shooting

By Thomas Piepert, James Anderson and Colleen Slevin | Associated Press COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A shooting at a birthday party inside a trailer park home in Colorado Springs that killed six people before the gunman took his own life stunned a state weary of gun violence just weeks after another Colorado mass shooting killed 10 people. Police on Monday were investigating what led the gunman, who they said was the boyfriend of one of the victims, to walk into the crowded party early Sunday and o...
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Gunman kills 6, himself at a birthday party shooting in Colorado Springs, authorities say

A man killed six people and then himself at a birthday party in Colorado Springs early Sunday, according to police. The shooting happened just after midnight in the 2800 block of Preakness Way in the Canterbury Mobile Home Park, Lt. James Sokolik said in a news release. Investigators believe the shooter, who has not been publicly identified, was the boyfriend of a woman at the party. “He drove to the residence, walked inside and began shooting people at the party before taking his own life,” Sok...
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United States: Colorado Ties Mask Mandate To Vaccination Status, But Employers Should Proceed With Caution - Littler Mendelson

Since July 2020, Colorado has required that all employees wear a face covering while working indoors.1 However, Colorado Governor Jared Polis recently announced significant changes to the statewide mask order.
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The Latest: Colo. governor extends statewide mask mandate

By The Associated Press DENVER — Colorado’s governor has extended a statewide mask mandate for another 30 days, but loosened face covering requirements for groups who are vaccinated against COVID-19. Under Gov. Jared Polis’ new executive order, people gathering inside in groups of 10 or more are no longer required to wear masks if at least 80% of the group is vaccinated. The order states people must show proof of vaccination, but his statement did not elaborate on what proof is considered accept...
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Colorado extends mask mandate, loosens restrictions for vaccinated

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) on Sunday extended the state’s mask mandate, while also loosening restrictions for vaccinated people.
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Colorado Governor Says He Would Veto Climate Change Bill

Gov. Jared Polis says he would veto a bill backed by fellow Democrats to add teeth to Colorado’s greenhouse gas reduction plan with enforceable regulations.
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Biden’s Nose Keeps Growing as WaPo Gives 2 New ‘Pinocchios’ on Guns

Joe Biden has been caught by the Washington P:ost Fact Checker again, earning two ‘Pinocchios.’ (Screen snip, YouTube, CNN) U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- If one thing is consistent about Joe Biden, it is his penchant for getting caught telling whoppers even Washington Post Fact Checker Glenn Kessler cannot abide, his latest being remarks about gun owners for which he earned two “Pinocchios” Monday. The newspaper rates falsehoods on a scale of one to four “Pinocchios,” named for the cartoon charact...
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Colorado governor signs two gun measures into law nearly a month after Boulder shooting

Colorado Democratic Gov. Jared Polis signed two bills tightening gun regulations into law on Monday, nearly a month after the mass shooting in Boulder, Colorado, left a police officer and nine others dead.
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Colorado governor signs gun measures into law nearly a month after Boulder shooting

Colorado Democratic Gov. Jared Polis signed two bills tightening gun regulations into law on Monday, nearly a month after the mass shooting in Boulder, Colorado, left a police officer and nine others dead.
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Gov. Polis Warns Wildfire Season Is a 'Year-Round Phenomena'

Colorado fire officials and Gov. Jared Polis announced the 2021 wildfire season mitigation plan Thursday to fight fires earlier with more funds and resources on the ground.
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MLB All-Star Game Will Be Held At Coors Field In Colorado

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Activists Call for Probe Into Air Quality Official's Actions

A Colorado environmental coalition is demanding that Gov. Jared Polis remove the director of the state Air Pollution Control Division.
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Within a week, half of US states will be distributing vaccines to all adults - here's when the general public is eligible in every state

A medical staffer after receiving the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in Houston on December 21. Go Nakamura/Getty Images All 50 states will likely meet Biden's target of rolling out vaccines to all adults by May 1. Twelve states are already vaccinating all people over 16, and seven more will start within a week. The interactive map below shows when each state plans to open vaccine eligibility to all adults. See more stories on Insider's business page. All but 10% of the US adult populati...
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The Latest: Colorado to Offer Vaccine to Those 16+ on Friday

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has announced that residents over age 16 will be eligible for the coronavirus vaccine starting Friday.
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