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Jared Polis makes history as he becomes Colorado’s governor. Here’s what it means.

Jared S. Polis took the oath of office Tuesday, becoming the nation’s first openly gay man elected as governor and Colorado’s first Jewish chief executive. The Democrat from Boulder is the state’s 43rd governor and his partner, Marlon Reis, is the state’s first first gentleman. The ceremony took place on the Capitol steps under banners […]

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Here’s Jared Polis’ initial to-do list, courtesy of current Gov. John Hickenlooper

Gov. John Hickenlooper is leaving his successor Jared Polis with a lengthy to-do list. In one of its final acts, the Hickenlooper administration set preliminary performance goals through June 2020 for the Polis team in the areas of economic development, environment, health, education and government services. The incoming Democratic administration is not beholden to the […]

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Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne named COO of Columbia University hospital in New York

Colorado’s lieutenant governor is returning to the health care industry after leaving public office. Columbia University Irving Medical Center announced Wednesday that Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne will become chief operating officer of the New York hospital and also chief executive officer of the hospital’s faculty practice, Columbia Doctors, on Jan. 15. Before becoming Colorado’s lieutenant […]