Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Tuesday vetoed legislation passed by lawmakers in the General Assembly that his administration said could have thrown a wrench into the state’s plans to reintroduce gray wolves to the state by the end of this year, as required by a ballot measure approved by voters in 2020.
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Colorado Can Help Usher In the Age of EVs | Opinion
After owning an electric vehicle for eight years, I’m all-in for an all-electric future. EVs are healthier for people, better for the environment, and far more fun to drive than their gas-powered counterparts.
State on Track to Roll Out School Meal Program
Colorado is one step closer to ensuring all kids can access healthy food at school regardless of their ability to pay, after Gov. Jared Polis signed Senate Bill 221 into law.
Gov. Polis Signs Slate of Clean Energy Measures, Utility Regulation Bill
Gov. Jared Polis on Thursday signed into law a bill that commits Colorado for the first time to a net-zero greenhouse gas emissions target, along with other measures to address spiking utility rates and the state’s long-term energy future.
Report: Colorado’s Housing Affordability Crisis Calls for Strategic Investments
Housing affordability has become a top priority for Colorado lawmakers and voters, and a new report from an organization with nearly four decades of experience in the sector makes a case for how new federal and state resources should be prioritized.
Coloradans With Limb Loss Should Have Access to Prosthetics Designed for Physical Activities | Opinion
Colorado has a well earned reputation for being one of the most outdoorsy and physically active states in the nation.
‘It’s Water Vapor’: More GOP Climate Denial Precedes Colorado Greenhouse Gas Bill’s Passage
In what’s become an annual tradition in the Colorado General Assembly, Democrats in the majority are spending the final weeks of the legislative session passing bills aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, while their Republican colleagues persist in outright denial of the scientific consensus on manmade climate change.
CO Scholarship Initiative Invests in Students Experiencing Homelessness
More than 15,000 students in Colorado have experienced homelessness, and a new grant from the Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Initiative will help more of them access a college degree or professional certificate.
Parents of Colorado Children Who Rely on CBD Supplements Wary of Possible Hemp Bill Amendment
As Colorado lawmakers move forward with a bill that would strengthen the regulation of intoxicating hemp products, families whose children rely on CBD supplements are raising concerns over a potential amendment relating to dosage limits being weighed by the bill’s sponsors.
New Roadmap Aims to Double Acreage of Conserved Colorado Lands
As Colorado faces mounting challenges associated with a changing climate – record-breaking wildfires, extreme drought and dwindling water supplies, the loss of habitat for native plants and animals – a new roadmap aims to help secure the state’s most critical natural resources by doubling the footprint of conserved lands over the next ten years.