Colorado Governor Polis Takes Action in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

DENVER – Governor Polis took action in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Gov. Polis issued and extended the following Executive Orders:


An Executive Order temporarily suspending certain regulatory deadlines to allow the state to continue to use federal funds designated under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act of 2020 (CARES Act). 

An Executive Order directing the expenditure of federal funds pursuant to the CARES Act. 

An Executive Order extending the State’s disaster declaration. 

An Executive Order requiring mandatory furloughs for certain state employees.

An Executive Order preventing late fees for residential and commercial tenants. 

Nine Executive Orders regarding the following ballot initiatives: 

Paid Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program 

Restoration of Grey Wolves 

Cigarette Tobacco and Nicotine Product Tax 

State Income Tax Reduction 

Voter Approval Requirement for Creation of Certain Fee-Based Enterprises 

National Popular Vote 

Local Approval of Gaming Limits in Black Hawk, Central City, and Cripple Creek 

Repeal Property Tax Assessment Rates 

Citizenship Qualification of Electors 

SOURCE: www.colorado.gov/governor

By Brian Allmer - The BARN

Brian Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.