Gov. Jared Polis signs an executive order around equity, diversity and inclusion in Colorado's state workforce on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020 at the governor's mansion in Denver. (Jesse Paul, The Colorado Sun)

Half of state employees don’t think equity, diversity and inclusion are prioritized. Here’s how Colorado is responding.

Gov. Jared Polis on Thursday signed an executive order directing state agencies to create and implement policies that prioritize and educate around building a more reflective workforce. The hope is that the private sector will follow.

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Cory Gardner has voted to confirm 98% of Trump’s judicial nominees as decision on Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat looms

The Republican U.S. senator from Colorado has said “no” to just four of President Donald Trump’s 214 federal judge nominations

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Coloradans rejected from $300 Lost Wages unemployment program over the weekend may be eligible after all

The $300 is part of the Lost Wages Assistance program, a $44 billion program funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency under an executive order from President Donald Trump

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Cory Gardner says he will vote to confirm a “qualified” replacement for Ruth Bader Ginsburg

In 2016, after the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, Cory Gardner said the Senate should put off confirming judges when a presidential election is so near