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All Coloradans will have access to coronavirus vaccine by mid-April, governor says

The next vaccine distribution phase, Phase 1b.4, will begin on March 19 includes anyone 50 and up, restaurant workers and many other essential workers

Coronavirus

The behind-the-scenes story of being Gov. Jared Polis during Colorado’s coronavirus crisis

“Who would think losing 6,000 people could ever be a win instead of 8,000? It’s just horrific every day,” the Democrat said.

Coronavirus

“It’s no big deal”: Colorado governor receives coronavirus vaccine, urges others to follow his lead

Jared Polis, 45, said he received the vaccine because he is among about 200 people who were given priority access to ensure continuity of government.

Coronavirus

Colorado lawmakers reconvene to consider stimulus plan, but experts question the cost to the state

Gov. Jared Polis put forward a $1.3 billion stimulus plan and called a special legislative session to take the steps to help unemployed and businesses

Politics and Government

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, his partner test positive for COVID-19

Polis on Wednesday announced that he was entering quarantine after being exposed to someone who has tested positive for coronavirus

Coronavirus

Colorado governor’s new budget plan includes $1.3 billion stimulus to kick-start state economy

Gov. Jared Polis spent big in the new spending proposal even as he acknowledged the “historic uncertainty” surrounding the state’s fiscal outlook

Politics and Government

Colorado to begin allowing indoor visitation at nursing homes as soon as next week

Coronavirus has been linked to the deaths of more than 700 senior care center residents in Colorado.

Coronavirus

The Colorado attorney general’s review of Elijah McClain’s death is unprecedented. Here’s how it may go.

Experts say this appears to be the first time a Colorado governor has asked the attorney general’s office to serve as a special prosecutor on a case already decided on by a district attorney

Crime and Courts

Oil and gas and private donors paid for initiatives in Hickenlooper’s administration, investigation finds

The donations overlapped with state business but the governor’s office had no conflict of interest policy, The Colorado Sun and CBS4 found

Sun Investigation

Colorado governor extends statewide stay-at-home order until at least April 26 in unprecedented speech

The live TV address was the first in recent memory for a Colorado governor, according to top aides in prior administrations, and possibly the only of its kind in state history

Coronavirus

Jared Polis recall backers say they don’t have enough signatures to force election to oust Colorado’s governor

Friday was the end of a 60-day window in which supporters of the recall needed to collect 631,266 valid signatures

Politics and Government

Democrat Jared Polis takes same stage as Donald Trump Jr. to tout bipartisanship amid shouts for “recall”

The focus of the Western Conservative Summit in Denver is how to dismantle the agenda that Polis and Democratic lawmakers in Colorado put in place

Politics and Government

How Colorado’s Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper fared in the Democratic presidential debate

Hickenlooper repeatedly pointed to his work as governor while Bennet went on the offensive against Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden

Politics and Government

Governors like John Hickenlooper are still in the shadows of Democrats’ 2020 presidential campaign

"My problem is not what I'm selling, it's how do I get this information to the buyer?" Hickenlooper said.

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Why Jared Polis vetoed 5 bills, and what it could mean for thousands of licensed professionals in Colorado

The Democratic governor blocked regulation of genetic counselors, sports agents and HOA managers -- moves that erode consumer protections, critics argue

Politics and Government

Colorado considered an abortion law more severe than Alabama. It failed, for now.

The state is a refuge for women seeking abortions, but Democrats see room to improve with the repeal of a constitutional amendment

Politics and Government

WATCH: The Colorado Sun’s post-legislative session forum Monday with Gov. Jared Polis and top state lawmakers

The lawmakers who are slated to attend include: House Speaker KC Becker, D-Boulder; Senate Majority Leader Steve Fenberg, D-Boulder; House Minority Leader Patrick Neville, R-Castle Rock; and Senate Minority Leader Chris Holbert, R-Parker.

Politics and Government

Jared Polis is learning early on about one of the hardest parts of being governor: serving as the state’s chief mourner

Jared Polis follows Gov. John Hickenlooper and others before him in leading Colorado through tragedy and disaster. He’s found that it’s one of the toughest parts of being the state's chief executive.

Politics and Government

How an obscure tax case became a $250 million political fight at the end of the legislative session

In a momentous session, Senate Bill 233 may have been the most important bill of the year that few outside the Gold Dome even noticed.

Politics and Government

Jared Polis made a lot of promises in bid for governor. Here’s his progress on the 10 biggest.

The pledges the Democratic candidates made on education, health care, oil and gas and TABOR all rank at the top of his list

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