Gov. Polis to attend Pikes Peak ribbon cutting, sign bills in Pueblo


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Gov. Jared Polis is in southern Colorado Wednesday to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Pikes Peak Summit Visitor Center and newly-renovated Cog Railway. He will also sign bills in Pueblo during his visit.

The newly-renovated Cog Railway opened in May, and the summit visitor center opened Thursday. Wednesday’s joint ribbon-cutting ceremony will also included remarks by Mayor John Suthers and other local and state leaders.

The governor was set to meet with small business owners in Pueblo Wednesday afternoon, but that stop has been postponed, according to his office.

Around 3 p.m., he will visit Risley Middle School to sign two education-related bills.

Around 3:30 p.m., the governor will sign a bill authorizing more funding for coal transition workers and communities. That signing will be at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

Around 4 p.m., the governor will visit the Pueblo Union Depot to sign a bill creating a Front Range passenger rail district.

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