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Polis Introduces Discharge Petition to Force Vote on ENDA
September 17, 2014
Representative Jared Polis (CO-02) today introduced a discharge petition on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), a bill which would prohibit discrimination against LGBT employees. Currently, a majority of states still allow workplace discrimination against LGBT employees. A discharge petition is a procedure to force a vote on legislation if it receives signatures from the majority of the House of Representatives. This move comes after the House Republican leadership has continued to ref... More
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Polis, Issa Lead 26 Members of Congress in Letter Urging SEC to Implement Crowdfunding Rules
August 12, 2014
Representatives Jared Polis (CO-02), Darrell Issa (CA-49), Scott Peters (CA-52) and Vern Buchanan (FL-16), co-chairs of the House Innovation and Entrepreneurship Caucus, along with a bipartisan group of twenty-six colleagues, today sent a letter to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Mary Jo White urging her to complete the “crowdfunding” rulemaking process as soon as practicable. The JOBS Act, which passed both houses of Congress with broad bipartisan support and was signed into law ... More
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Start-Up Day Across America
August 5, 2014
August 5th, 2014 marks the second annual Start-Up Day Across America. Start-Up Day, which I launched last year with my colleagues on the bipartisan Innovation and Entrepreneurship Caucus, connects elected officials with start-ups in the communities they represent so that they can learn first-hand about the challenges new companies face. More than two dozen Members of Congress are joining me today to recognize Start-Up Day. Here's how I'll be spending the day: 8:30 a.m. Networking Coffee at Rocky... More
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Boulder Town Hall Meeting
August 5, 2014
Our office has received overwhelming interest in tonight's town hall meeting in Boulder. Unfortunately, based on the number of RSVPs we've received, the room is now at capacity, so we ask that only those who have already submitted an RSVP to the Boulder town hall meeting through our Google RSVP web form attend. We apologize for the inconvenience. Due to popular demand, we hope to add a second Boulder town hall meeting later in August and are currently looking into venues and dates. Please check ... More
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Bitcoin Event Pulls in Jared Polis, Bob Goodlatte, Mick Mulvaney
July 28, 2014
By Anne L. Kim Jared Polis and two other House members who have shown a piqued interest in digital currency are hosting an event on the topic Tuesday evening in a House office building. Polis, D-Colo., Reps. Robert W. Goodlatte, R-Va., and Mick Mulvaney, R-S.C., are the big names associated with BitCoin Demo Day from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the Rayburn House Office Building. Companies like Expedia, which earlier this year announced it would accept bitcoins to book hotels, and bitcoin payment process... More
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