First Lady Jill Biden is due to arrive in Colorado on Friday, where she will be greeted by First Gentleman Marlon Reis at Denver International Airport, before delivering two remarks on Saturday.
Governor Jared Polis, Reis and others plan to outline the Polis administration’s commitment to building a Colorado for all, “including saving money for Colorado students, businesses, and families, and bridging the digital divide to strengthen Colorado’s workforce,” according to a governor’s office. Press release.
“We are proud to welcome the First Lady to beautiful Colorado and to share how our state is the best place in the country to live, work and thrive,” Reis said in the statement. “We look forward to showing Dr. Biden the spirit of Coloradans, including our commitment to saving people money, ensuring small businesses can thrive, preserving and protecting our environment, and building a Colorado for all.”
In January, President Biden and Jill Biden traveled to Colorado following the Marshall Fire, when they toured the devastated burn area and met with fire victims, emergency responders and supporters the victims.
On Saturday, Lt. Governor Dianne Primavera will join Jill Biden at the White House Initiative Latino Economic Summit at Community College of Denver, where Biden is scheduled to deliver the keynote address. The discussion will include Colorado’s moves to increase access to high-speed Internet access across the state, bringing real relief to students and workers in Colorado and saving people money on services. Broadband internet, according to the release.
On Saturday evening, Polis and Biden will speak at the Latin American Education Foundation’s gala on “the importance of accessible and equitable higher education in developing a strong and sustainable workforce for the future. “.