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Colorado

Colorado

Colorado (CO)


Capital: Denver

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Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
5,695,564
Population 2017 5,615,902
Population 2016 5,540,921
Below Poverty 2018 9.1
Below Poverty 2017 10.3
Below Poverty 2016 11.0
Employment – Population Ratio 2018
66.9
Employment – Population Ratio 2017 66.2
Employment – Population Ratio 2016 55.8
Unemployed 2018 3.3
Unemployed 2017 2.7
Unemployed 2016 3.2
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 3,711
STATE FACTS
Katherine Lee Bates wrote “America the Beautiful” after being inspired by the view from Pikes Peak.
Colorado contains 75% of the land area of the U.S. with an altitude over 10,000 ft.
The highest suspension bridge in the world is over the Royal Gorge near Canon City. The Royal Gorge Bridge spans the Arkansas River at a height of 1,053 ft.

Government

ELECTED OFFICIALS
 Governor
Jared Polis (D)
 Lieutenant Governor  Dianne Primavera (D)
 Attorney General Phil Weiser (D)
 Secretary of State Jena Griswold (D)
 State Senate Control D – 19; R – 16
 State House Control D – 41; R – 24

 

Legislative Process

LEGISLATIVE DATES AND DEADLINES
Convenes January 8, 2020
Sine Die Adjournment  May 5, 2020
Committee Action Deadlines N/A
Crossover Deadline (Day 50)
Carryover from Previous Session No
Governor’s Signing Deadline (in session) 10 days
Governor’s Signing Deadline (after adjournment) 30 days following adjournment
Veto Override 2/3 majority
Legislation Effective Date  On passage 

 

 

Enforcement

Advocacy, Initiatives & Reports

Advocacy
Reports

 

Trade Associations

There are currently no partner industry associations in Colorado

 

Political Geography


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