Polis' Jan. 13 State of the State kicks off 2022 legislative session
January 19, 2022
The Colorado General Assembly got underway for its 2022 session on Wednesday, Jan. 12 and Governor Jared Polis gave his fourth State of the State address on Jan. 13.
The speech reflected the priorities the governor and Democrats in control of the legislature are touting: affordability, education and addressing skyrocketing crime rates.
Republicans have responded by pointing out those are the same priorities they laid out last August, through a “Commitment to Colorado.” While the themes are the same, each party has a different way to get there.
“Inflation has accelerated during t...