JESSE PAUL

Position: The Colorado Sun

Colorado bars can begin reopening Thursday; outdoor concerts, fairs can soon resume

Gov. Jared Polis on Monday announced that Colorado will further loosen restrictions on people’s movement by the end of the week, allowing the reopening of bars and the resumption of outdoor events...

DATE: June 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Legislature sends far-reaching police accountability bill to Gov. Jared Polis

The Colorado Legislature on Saturday sent Gov. Jared Polis a far-reaching police accountability bill in response to the death last month of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers....

DATE: June 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Delays stopped Colorado’s vaccine bill last year. Will they work again?

They asked for bills to be read at length. They gave a history of the man-made chemicals perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl. There was even a request for an amendment to dedicate a bill to the...

DATE: June 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado governor allows businesses to refuse maskless customers

Gov. Jared Polis on Thursday unveiled an executive order allowing businesses across Colorado to refuse service to customers who won’t wear a mask. “With this executive order, it’s fine for...

DATE: June 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Dems unveil police accountability bill

Democratic state lawmakers on Tuesday began to unveil a sweeping bill aimed at increasing law enforcement accountability in Colorado by collecting racial profiling data, ensuring officers hold each...

DATE: June 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gov. Polis extends safer-at-home coronavirus directive until July 1

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on Monday extended his safer-at-home coronavirus directive until July 1 with some modifications giving more leeway for the state’s older residents. “It may feel like we...

DATE: June 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Denver police arrest 83 for curfew violations

Police arrested 83 people who they say violated Denver’s 8 p.m. curfew Saturday night, a rule put in place in attempt to keep protesters from causing more damage and clashing with officers. Denver...

DATE: June 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

A-Basin provides glimpse of what next ski season may look like

ARAPAHOE BASIN — There are a lot of words to describe skiing and snowboarding. “Moral” and “victory” are not usually among them. But that’s how the staff at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area talked about...

DATE: June 1, 2020 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Colorado Legislature delayed for two days after destructive protests

The Colorado Legislature was not in session Friday or and will not be in session Saturday as planned after destructive protests in downtown Denver on Thursday night in response to the death of a...

DATE: May 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Polis faces two lawsuits over allowing ballot signatures through email, mail

Two groups – including one hoping to ask voters in November to ban abortions in Colorado after 22 weeks of gestation – have filed separate lawsuits challenging Gov. Jared Polis’ executive order...

DATE: May 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Polis says Colorado has capacity to test anyone with COVID-19 symptoms

WHEAT RIDGE – Gov. Jared Polis on Monday said that Colorado now has the ability to test anyone in the state who has coronavirus symptoms – for free – and encouraged people to seek out screening. ...

DATE: May 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Polis to allow signature gathering by mail and email for ballot initiatives

Gov. Jared Polis on Friday signed an executive order that will allow signatures for ballot initiatives to be gathered by email and mail to ensure Coloradans’ democratic rights don’t become another...

DATE: May 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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