Jared Polis is a pro-refugee champion with a a consistent record as governor of supporting refugee resettlement, state funding, and licensing reform. Under Governor Polis’ leadership, Colorado is working to become one of the most family-friendly states while topping the list of strongest state economies in the country. Since taking office in 2019, he has delivered on his top priorities – lowering the cost of childcare and getting more kids in free, full-day kindergarten, reducing the cost of healthcare, accelerating the fight against climate change and lowering taxes for hard-working families. Governor Polis also served as the U.S. representative for Colorado’s Second Congressional District for a decade. The Center for Effective Lawmaking ranked Polis the most effective member of Colorado’s House delegation due to his success working across the aisle to improve Colorado’s schools, protect public lands, and support startups and small businesses.