Interior Secretary Deb Haaland is visiting Denver to address the federal government’s response to a historic drought as the U.S. West battles massive wildfires and record heat waves Interior Secretary Deb Haaland is visiting Denver on Thursday to address the federal government's response to a historic drought as the U.S. West battles massive wildfires and record heat waves.
AURORA, Colo. (CBS4) – Aurora Mayor Mike Coffman and Gov. Jared Polis both honored the 12 lives lost on the ninth anniversary of the Aurora theater shooting. Just after midnight on July 20, 2012, a gunman opened fire on a crowd watching “The Dark Knight Rises.”
Haga clic aquí para leer esta historia en español Colorado Gov. Jared Polis' signing of the state's latest agricultural worker's rights bill is met with mixed feelings among Otero County farmers and farmworkers. Senate Bill 87 was sponsored by Colorado State Sen. Jessie Danielson, Sen. Dominick Moreno, Rep. Karen McCormick and Rep. Yadira Caraveo in February and signed by Polis June 25.
In a bill-signing ceremony at the Boettcher Mansion last week, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed 14 healthcare bills that included a bill aimed at lowering insulin costs. Bill HB21-1307 includes a new Insulin Affordability Program that will allow eligible participants to receive a one-year insulin prescription for no more than a $50 copay for a one month supply.
Colorado became the third state to push through a wide-ranging privacy law focused on data. Colorado has joined California and Virginia in passing a comprehensive data privacy law that forces companies to make wholesale changes to how they handle people's sensitive information online. The Colorado Privacy Act, which was signed into law on July 7 by Governor Jared Polis, gives consumers the right to ask companies not to sell their personal information while also giving them access to any data companies have about them.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Governor Jared Polis is ending the Health Emergency Executive Orders for COVID-19. He also rescinded all previous Executive Orders issued due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Polis says he want to focus on Colorado’s efforts on building back stronger from the COVID-19 pandemic.
This browser does not support the video element. DENVER – Gov. Jared Polis ended the state’s pandemic state of emergency Thursday, more than 15 months after the arrival of the novel coronavirus to our state. “Today I am ending the health emergency declaration in Colorado,” Polis said in a video announcement posted to the governor’s Twitter account.
DENVER (CBS4) – As Gov. Jared Polis announced the fifth $1 million vaccine lottery winner, he also urged the 30% of Coloradans who haven’t received a dose of vaccine to get it soon. “Let’s end this pandemic once and for all, right here in Colorado,” Polis said.
Colorado will make it easier for consumers to protect their personal data online beginning in July 2023. Gov. Jared Polis signed SB21-190 into law Wednesday. The data privacy bill will allow people to opt out of data collection on websites and require companies to make clear three things: what data they collect, what they do with the data and how long they keep it.
Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday continued his run of bill signing by enshrining into state law an additional 13 measures approved by lawmakers during the legislative session, ranging from a crackdown on the use of ketamine to an effort to create a more user-friendly search engine to review agency rulemaking.
Single-use plastic bags will be banned in Colorado by 2024 with bag fees set to start in 2023 under new law
DENVER (KKTV) - A new law signed by Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday will have a major impact on grocery stores and other businesses across Colorado. The bag fee will not impact people who use food programs like “SNAP.” Medical plastics are also exempt from the ban.
Colorado Nonprofit Energize Colorado Helps More Than 2,000 Women And Minority-Owned Businesses Stay Alive During Pandemic
(CBS4) – Energize Colorado, a nonprofit born out of the pandemic, has been working throughout the last year and a half to help minority and women-owned small businesses stay afloat, providing additional funding to fill in the gaps that federal money left behind. Now, more opportunities lie ahead for local business owners in underrepresented communities to get the critical help they need.
As of Saturday, 70.4% of Coloradoan adults have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Governor Jared Polis announced the state met President Biden's goal of vaccinating at least 70% of Americans 18 and older by July 4. > Video above: Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine trial underway for kids 5-11 years old
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - Governor Jared Polis announced Saturday that 70% of adults in Colorado have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. This means that the state has met the President’s goal of vaccinating those over the age of 18 by July 4th.
After indictments, Trump investigation moves on to 'next steps': NYT Rachel Maddow highlights reporting by the New York Times that the indictments of the Trump Organization and Trump Org CFO Allen Weisselberg do not mark the end of prosecutors' interests in Donald Trump, and that the investigation will now broaden into Trump and his business activities.
DENVER (CBS4) – Gov. Jared Polis has been elected to serve as Vice Chair of the Western Governor’s Association. The Association is made up of 19 Western states and three U.S. territories. (credit: AAron Ontiveroz/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
Over the last week, several bills related to agriculture in Colorado were signed by Governor Jared Polis, and they're expected to impact workers, and the industry as a whole for years to come. "This was a really big week in Colorado," said Fatuma Emmad, the head farmer and co-founder of Frontline Farming in Arvada.