Press Releases

  • Thursday, January 23, 2020

    Gov. Polis appoints County Court Judge for 8th Judicial District

    DENVER — Gov. Jared Polis today announced the appointment of Katharine (“Jenny”) Ellison to serve as County Court Judge for the 8th Judicial District. Her appointment is occasioned by the retirement of the Honorable Peter E. Schoon, Jr.
  • Thursday, January 23, 2020

    Report Shows Hospitals Continue to Increase Prices for Coloradans with Private Insurance

    DENVER – Today, the Department of Health Care Policy & Financing and Lt. Governor Dianne Primavera released the Colorado Hospital Cost Shift Analysis Report that reveals, despite significant reductions in uninsured rates and uncompensated care, Colorado hospitals are persistently increasing the price of care while receiving significant increases in Medicaid payment rates.
  • Thursday, January 23, 2020

    Gov. Polis Pushes Back on Trump’s Attack on Colorado’s Clean Water

    DENVER — Gov. Jared Polis released the following statement after reports that the Trump administration plans to gut federal clean water protections. "In Colorado, we value our clean water. Our rivers, streams, and lakes serve as the lifeblood of our communities and help support our thriving outdoor and agriculture industries,” said Governor Jared Polis. "Our administration will continue to reject attempts by the Trump administration to gut proven ways to protect our health and environment."
  • Monday, January 13, 2020

    Open Enrollment for Individual Coverage Deadline January 15

    DENVER - This Wednesday, January 15, is the open enrollment deadline for Coloradans to enroll in individual health insurance plans. The next few days are the last opportunity to enroll in coverage for 2020, unless someone experiences a special circumstance like losing their employer-based insurance, getting married, divorced or the birth of a child.
  • Monday, January 6, 2020

    Gov. Polis Statement on Sen. Lois Court

    DENVER — Gov. Jared Polis released the following statement upon the announcement that Senator Lois Court will step down from the state legislature for health reasons.