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Polis’s Pandemic Year

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21min 30sec
Bente Birkeland/CPR News
Gov. Jared Polis takes a swing at a pinata representing the COVID-19 virus, during a visit to the Adelante Community Development Clinic at Mile High Flea Market in Henderson, February 26, 2021.

He closed your favorite restaurant and told you to stay home for a month. And he's been on your TV (and your radio) A LOT. As we mark the anniversary of COVID-19's official arrival in Colorado, Andy Kenney and Bente Birkeland look over Gov. Jared Polis' handling of the pandemic -- policies, public persuasion, and, oh yeah, a piñata.