Jared Polis

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Colorado’s coronavirus surge isn’t limited to college students, is similar to spike after July 4

Coronavirus cases in Colorado have reached their highest levels since July. Dr. Rachel Herlihy, the state's epidemiologist, called the spike "very concerning."

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Colorado state workers ordered to take unpaid furlough amid state budget shortfall

Gov. Jared Polis said “it's a time for belt tightening” but offered a tiered approach to reduce impact on lower-wage workers

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CU Boulder switches to remote learning for at least two weeks amid coronavirus surge

The decision to suspend in-person classes comes after Boulder County Public Health last week asked all CU Boulder students to voluntarily quarantine for two weeks to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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Doctors are overwhelmed by coronavirus. So why did Colorado officials just end a 30-year contract with a peer health program?

The state Department of Regulatory Agencies approved a contract for a new program without telling the Colorado Medical Board, setting off a firestorm of complaints from doctors across the state.

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Colorado regulators’ plans to require 2,000-foot buffer around drilling rekindles oil and gas wars

Industry officials called the regulation “a blunt tool” that amounts to a ban on oil and gas development. A lawsuit might be in the offing.

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Governor says sending University of Colorado students home isn’t a safe option

CU Boulder told students in a dorm in the Williams Village area of campus that they have to relocate to make more room for their peers who need to be quarantined

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Colorado state budget could escape “worst of the worst,” latest economic estimates show

Still, rising demand and cost of state government services means reserves may not fill the gap and could force more budget cuts next year

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Colorado health officials sound alarm about “very substantial increases” in coronavirus cases among college-age population

Highlighting the seriousness of the situation, Boulder County Public Health on Tuesday night "strongly" recommended that all University of Colorado Boulder students self quarantine immediately for 14 days to slow the virus' spread

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Another effort to recall Gov. Jared Polis — this time over his coronavirus response — may begin collecting signatures

Recall Polis 2020 has 60 days -- or until Nov. 13 -- to collect 631,266 signatures to force a special election. A similar effort to remove the Democrat failed last year.