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Polis Statement on President Obama’s 6th SOTU
January 20, 2015
Representative Jared Polis (CO-02) today made the following statement in response to the President’s State of the Union Address: “Tonight the President left no doubt that he will not be a lame duck President these next two years. He laid out many bold and forward-looking plans that have the potential to improve the strength of our economy, the security of our country, and the lives of all Americans. “I am particularly excited by the President’s renewed commitment to education and privacy issues,... More
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Polis: ‘Republicans holding our national security hostage’
January 14, 2015
Representative Jared Polis (CO-02) today issued the following statement in response to House Republicans' playing reckless political games with our national security: “Today House Republicans confirmed they lack the ability to responsibly govern. Rather than passing a bill to protect our homeland security, they are playing politics with our safety. House Republicans are holding our national security hostage to their desires to deport dreamers and other aspiring Americans." “At a time when we sho... More
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Polis Attends Events with President, Education Secretary; Praises Administration for Focus on Education
January 12, 2015
Representative Jared Polis (CO-02), a senior member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today attended major education announcements from President Barack Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan. This morning Rep. Polis joined Secretary Duncan at Seaton Elementary school in Washington, DC as the Secretary laid out his vision for the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act and the overhaul of No Child Left Behind. He later went to the Federal Trade Commi... More
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Polis Lauds CSU-Global Selection as Department of Education Alternative Credit Site
January 9, 2015
Representative Jared Polis (CO-02) today congratulated the Colorado State University-Global Campus on their selection for two of the United States Department of Education’s first Experimental Site programs. The Experimental Site programs will allow the university flexibility to offer federal financial aid for alternative credit programs, including demonstration of previous knowledge and portfolio projects. The inclusion of these types of “real-world” experiences in calculating credits for financ... More
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Polis Praises Steps to Normalize U.S.-Cuba Relations
December 17, 2014
Representative Jared Polis (CO-02) today made the following statement in response to President Barack Obama’s announcement that the US would be taking steps to improve relations with Cuba: “Today’s announcement by the President marks a long overdue step towards ending our misguided and ineffective policies towards Cuba. I am pleased that President Obama has heeded the calls of myself and other Members of Congress who wrote him this month urging fundamental changes in U.S. policy towards Cuba. Th... More
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