Polis gives State of the State address; seeks to jump-start economy
February 24, 2021
Governor Jared Polis gave his third annual State of the State address on Feb. 18, touching on many of the same topics from previous years: health care, climate change and renewable energy and access to broadband.
But the heart of his address to a joint session of the General Assembly was on finding ways to jump-start Colorado’s economy as the State begins to emerge from the pandemic that started in Colorado just about a year ago.
In his remarks, Polis spoke of the $1 billion stimulus he proposed last November, to be paid for with higher-than-expected tax revenues revealed in several rev...