Colorado Governor-elect Jared Polis speaks Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, at the Outdoor Retailers Winter Market in Denver, Colo. Polis, a Democrat, pledged to protect the state’s public lands and promote its outdoor recreation industry, which he said provides 229,000 jobs and $2 billion a year in state and local taxes in Colorado. Polis is currently a U.S. representative. He defeated Republican state Treasurer Walker Stapleton on Tuesday and will succeed John Hickenlooper, a term-limited Democrat.
Colorado Governor-elect Jared Polis speaks Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, at the Outdoor Retailers Winter Market in Denver, Colo. Polis, a Democrat, pledged to protect the state’s public lands and promote its outdoor recreation industry, which he said provides 229,000 jobs and $2 billion a year in state and local taxes in Colorado. Polis is currently a U.S. representative. He defeated Republican state Treasurer Walker Stapleton on Tuesday and will succeed John Hickenlooper, a term-limited Democrat. Dan Elliott AP Photo
Colorado Governor-elect Jared Polis speaks Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, at the Outdoor Retailers Winter Market in Denver, Colo. Polis, a Democrat, pledged to protect the state’s public lands and promote its outdoor recreation industry, which he said provides 229,000 jobs and $2 billion a year in state and local taxes in Colorado. Polis is currently a U.S. representative. He defeated Republican state Treasurer Walker Stapleton on Tuesday and will succeed John Hickenlooper, a term-limited Democrat. Dan Elliott AP Photo

New governor vows to defend Colorado lands, outdoor industry

November 08, 2018 03:35 PM