Jared Polis

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Thousands gather in Aurora to protest Elijah McClain’s death

Gov. Jared Polis on Thursday ordered prosecutors to reopen the investigation.

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Statue honoring Christopher Columbus rolled off its pedestal in Denver’s Civic Center

Toppling of art work placed in 1970 to honor Colorado for being first state to observe Columbus Day as a holiday came as similar memorials have come down or been defaced in other states.

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Colorado governor names special prosecutor to investigate death of Elijah McClain

Move by Polis comes after national attention as Aurora seeks to finalize its own secondary investigation into the incident.

Gov. Jared Polis asks his legal counsel to review how state can respond to Elijah McClain’s death

McClain, 23, died after an encounter with Aurora police in August 2019

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado counties plead for compliance as coronavirus cases rise among younger people across the state

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says over the last 25 days, people under 30 accounted for about 40% of the state’s COVID-19 cases

Littwin: Trump wasn’t kidding about testing, and some red-state governors aren’t either

As cases surge in Florida and Texas, officials are begging (although not mandating) people to wear masks. Did Polis have it right all along?

Opinion
Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

Here’s who Gov. Polis just named to sit on the new, full-time panel regulating Colorado oil and gas

The 5-person Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will complete tasks outlined by Senate Bill 181, which sought to give local governments more control and prioritize the protection public health, safety and the environment

Coronavirus Primary category in which blog post is published

Surging U.S. coronavirus cases raise fear that progress is slipping

Gov. Jared Polis has warned that Colorado is walking a thin line and that residents must continue to social distance and wear masks to ensure the state's progress isn't undone