The Democrat easily defeated his Republican challenger, University of Colorado Regent Heidi Ganahl
When the candidates running in Colorado’s major 2022 races will be debating
When Colorado’s Senate, Secretary of State, Governor and more candidates will be debating ahead of the 2022 election.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, his partner test positive for COVID-19
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and his partner, Marlon Reis, have tested positive for COVID-19. The pair announced their diagnosis on Saturday night. The governor’s office says both are asymptomatic and isolating in their home. “Marlon and I are feeling well so far, and are in good spirits,” the governor said in a written statement. “No […]
Court rules Trump can’t exclude people living in U.S. illegally as congressional district are redrawn
By Mike Schneider, The Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. — A panel of three federal judges on Thursday blocked an order from President Donald Trump that tried to exclude people in the country illegally from being counted when congressional districts are redrawn. Colorado was among the states, cities and organizations that sued to block the change. […]
“It’s incredibly important we all get counted”: Rural Colorado’s Census response rates are lagging
Rural Colorado counties are lagging in responding to the Census, worrying government officials who say that an undercount could cost Colorado federal dollars and a possible new seat in the U.S. House. “It’s incredibly important we all get counted,” Gov. Jared Polis said while sporting a 2020 Census face mask during a news conference on […]
Colorado governor orders all ski resorts to close for at least a week in extraordinary move
Gov. Jared Polis on Saturday night issued an extraordinary executive order requiring all Colorado ski resorts to close, an announcement that came just hours after operators across the state preemptively said they were shutting down, many of them indefinitely, in response to the new coronavirus. The order is set to last one week, though the […]
Jim Morrissey: An ax to grind
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Governors like John Hickenlooper are still in the shadows of Democrats’ 2020 presidential campaign
By Nicholas Riccardi and Bill Barrow, The Associated Press Being a governor isn’t what it used to be, at least not in presidential politics. Three Western executives are learning that the hard way in a crowded Democratic scramble dominated by former Vice President Joe Biden and a gaggle of nationally known senators. Montana Gov. Steve […]