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Polis to host community town halls in March
February 17, 2017
Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) will host the following community town halls in March: Boulder/Broomfield Area Town Hall Sunday, March 12 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. MT Location: To be announced RSVP Fort Collins/Loveland Area Town Hall Sunday, March 12 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. MT Location: To be announced RSVP Polis is scheduling additional town halls for April, and he is planning several telephone town halls for when he is in Washington, D.C. Polis has a history of accessibility, hosting over 30 town halls ... More
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Gardner, Polis, Tipton, Introduce KOMBUCHA Act
February 15, 2017
Today Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.), and Rep. Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation that would eliminate federal alcohol taxes on kombucha and update regulations for kombucha companies in Colorado and nationwide. “It’s important that our tax code evolve to address its unintended consequences on emerging industries, and its effect on Kombucha manufacturers is an example of why Congress must act to amend it,” said Senator Gardner. “This bipar... More
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Polis defends Boulder County against Attorney General’s overreach
February 14, 2017
Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) gave the following statement after news that the Colorado Attorney General is suing Boulder County over its fracking moratorium. “We should all be outraged that the Colorado Attorney General has chosen to use public tax dollars to bully Boulder County on behalf of the oil and gas industry. The oil and gas industry is more than equipped to bring their own lawsuits, and I suspect they have opted not to sue Boulder County because they know Colorado law allows for a short ... More
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Congress gets serious about Blockchain
February 9, 2017
Today, Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) and David Schweikert (R-Ariz.) announced the launch of the Congressional Blockchain Caucus. The bipartisan Caucus will be dedicated to the advancement of sound public policy toward blockchain-based technologies and digital currencies. “Blockchain has the potential to transform the 21st century economy,” Polis said. “Lawmakers need to understand that as the world rapidly changes, it’s our responsibility to ensure that we craft policies and adapt laws that match o... More
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Denver Post: With Trump in White House, states must take the lead on climate change
January 25, 2017
This past year capped off the hottest on record for the third consecutive year, and 16 of the 17 hottest years on record have occurred this century. Polar ice is melting rapidly, even during the winter; Greenland is losing about 260 billion tons of ice each year; and natural disasters including floods and fires in Colorado are getting worse due to human-caused climate change. We should all be alarmed that several climate-change deniers are about to assume key environmental posts in the Trump adm... More
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  • Polis to host community town halls in March

    February 17, 2017

    Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) will host the following community town halls in March: Boulder/Broomfield Area Town Hall Sunday, March 12 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. MT Location: To be announced RSVP Fort Collins/Loveland Area Town Hall Sunday, March 12 5:00 p....

  • Gardner, Polis, Tipton, Introduce KOMBUCHA Act

    February 15, 2017

    Today Sen. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.), and Rep. Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation that would eliminate federal alcohol taxes on kombucha and update regulations for kombucha companies in Colora...

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