Bills to Protect the Environment, Promote Energy Efficiency Signed Into Law

July 2, 2020

DENVER, CO — During a virtual bill signing ceremony today, Governor Jared Polis signed into law three bills to hold corporate polluters accountable, enhance public notification requirements when toxic chemicals are emitted by polluters, and improve the energy efficiency of new public school constructions. HB20-1265, sponsored by Representatives Adrienne Benavidez and Alex Valdez, will inform

Hemp Policy Streamlining Bill Becomes Law

June 30, 2020

BROOMFIELD, CO – Governor Jared Polis today signed into law Representative Barbara McLachlan’s bill supporting Colorado’s agricultural producers by streamlining state hemp policy and aligning it with federal policy, and securing Colorado’s position as a leader in the development of hemp markets .  “Colorado’s farmers are growing hemp on tens of thousands of acres across

Public Health and Air Quality Improvement Bill Signed into Law

June 30, 2020

BROOMFIELD, CO – Governor Jared Polis today signed Representative Dominique Jackson and Yadira Caraveo’s bill to improve air quality and protect public health into law.  “Focusing on Colorado’s air quality is about more than protecting the environment, it’s about improving public health at a time when respiratory threats are at an all time high,” said