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Press Releases

Jun 7, 2024

ICYMI: Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Rural Health Care Becomes Law

Governor Jared Polis yesterday signed legislation into law administratively to improve health care in rural Colorado by designating funding to train, recruit and grow Colorado’s health care workforce.

Jun 7, 2024

SIGNED! Bipartisan Bill to Support Colorado's Workforce Becomes Law

Governor Polis today signed a bipartisan bill to support workforce development in Colorado. HB24-1365, sponsored by Representative Meghan Lukens, and Senator Jeff Bridges would help communities address workforce shortages and create connections for Coloradans seeking high-paying, skilled careers.

Jun 7, 2024

ICYMI: Bipartisan Rep. Young Bill to Increase Behavioral Health Care Access for Foster Youth Becomes Law

Governor Jared Polis yesterday signed legislation into law administratively to support children and youth in the foster care system who have complex behavioral health care needs.

Jun 7, 2024

Signed! New Laws Will Save Seniors, Coloradans with Disabilities Money

Governor Jared Polis yesterday signed three bills into law to save seniors and Coloradans with disabilities money by allowing them to deduct all federally taxed social security income on their state taxes, reinstate a refundable tax credit to save older Coloradans money on housing, and expand a refundable tax credit for seniors with disabilities.

Jun 6, 2024

Bipartisan Bill to Expand Bilingual Early Childhood Programs Signed Into Law

Governor Jared Polis signed into law today a bipartisan bill to make early childhood education in Colorado more inclusive and accessible.

Jun 6, 2024

SIGNED! Bipartisan Legislation to Reduce Competency Waitlist Becomes Law

Governor Polis today signed into law legislation that will reduce Colorado’s competency waitlist and improve efficiency and effectiveness in the competency system.

Jun 6, 2024

ICYMI: Gov Signs Bills to Prevent HOA Homeowner Foreclosures, Price Gouging on Rent After a Disaster

Governor Jared Polis yesterday signed two bills into law administratively to limit HOA-driven foreclosures and prevent excessive increases in rent in the wake of a disaster.

Jun 6, 2024

ICYMI: Signed! New Law Will Improve Airport Accessibility for Coloradans with Disabilities

Governor Jared Polis yesterday signed legislation into law administratively to improve accessibility at Colorado’s airports by increasing the number of accessible restrooms and walkways, including the voices of Coloradans with disabilities when redesigning large hub airports, and requiring reporting for non-compliance.

Jun 6, 2024

ICYMI: Bill to Improve Gig Worker Rights, Boost Transparency Becomes Law

Governor Jared Polis yesterday signed legislation into law administratively that will improve flexibility, fairness, safety, and transparency for gig transportation network company (TNC) workers and consumers.

Jun 6, 2024

ICYMI: SIGNED! Bill to Improve Health Insurance Transparency Becomes Law

SB24-080 ensures insurance compliance with federal regulations in Colorado

Jun 6, 2024

ICYMI: Bill to Bolster Crime Victim Support, Behavioral Health Programs Becomes Law

New law funds crime victims grant programs, public safety grants, and behavioral health services

Jun 6, 2024

ICYMI: Gov. Polis Signs Bill to Protect Educators

Governor Jared Polis yesterday signed legislation to improve educator safety in classrooms across the state.

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