Jared Polis protects public lands
Colorado’s public lands are absolutely vital to our citizen’s well-being and our recreational brand. The economic vitality that is generated by public lands in Eagle County helps to sustain our communities and our way of life.
At a recent mayors forum, Walker Stapleton announced that he is ready to sell off Colorado’s public lands, which is in lock step with actions taken by the Trump administration. When Stapleton tells us that he agrees with the administration’s downsizing of Bears Ears National Monument in Utah, he is telling all of Colorado that local economies that depend on public lands do not matter. We must elect a governor with a track record of protecting public lands for the local communities that rely on them. We must elect Jared Polis.
Electing Polis as governor this November will ensure that our public lands and the $28 billion Colorado outdoor recreation industry will be protected. Polis knows that Colorado public lands keep our mountain economies going, and he won’t let the special interests take that away.
Polis has a bold plan to protect our public lands so that future generations can enjoy and rely on them the way that our local communities and economies do today. His Keep Colorado Wild plan is detailed, informed and puts the interests of Eagle County and all of Colorado first. Polis will keep our public lands in the hands of Coloradans, not in the pockets of international corporations.
Polis’ candidacy for governor gives me hope because I know that he will fight for the mountain communities of Colorado and all of our local economies that rely on public lands. I know that Polis will defend Colorado and the public lands that make Colorado such a great state to live in. If we can make Polis the next governor of Colorado, our public lands will stay open for everyone and remain protected for generations. Vote for Jared Polis this November.
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