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House Unanimously Passes Polis’s Email Privacy Act
April 27, 2016
Wednesday, Apr. 27 – Washington, DC - Today, the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 699) unanimously passed the United States House of Representatives. Co-authored by Reps. Jared Polis (D-CO) and Kevin Yoder (R-KS) the legislation compiled wide bipartisan support - over 300 co-sponsors - making it one of the most popular bills in Congress. The Email Privacy Act would update the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) to state that all government agencies must get a warrant to search Americans’ online ... More
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Polis Solar EDGE to Boost Expansion and Venture in American Solar Industry
April 21, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an effort to continue his push to incentivize clean energy and job growth, Representative Jared Polis (D-CO) introduced the Solar Expansion Distributed Generation Exponentially (EDGE) Act. The bill will promote investment in small scale distributed generation solar projects, especially residential installation, across the U.S., and encourage long-term job growth in the solar industry. “Investing in clean energy technology has been a top priority of mine and many Coloradans,... More
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Polis Statement on US v Texas Oral Arguments
April 18, 2016
Monday, Apr. 18th – Washington, DC - Rep. Jared Polis (CO-02), released the following statement today regarding the rally to support DAPA and DACA+ programs at the Supreme Court. US v Texas will determine the fate of President Obama’s Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) and the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA+) programs. "US v Texas is an important case for American and Colorado families. I'm attending a rally at the Supreme Court to support DAPA & DACA+ programs that allows... More
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Polis Statement on Unanimous Passage of Email Privacy Act out of House Judiciary Committee
April 13, 2016
Wednesday, Apr. 13th – Washington, DC - Rep. Jared Polis (CO-02), released the following statement today following the House Judiciary Committee’s markup and unanimous passage of the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 699), 28-0. The Email Privacy Act would modernize the Electronic Communication Privacy Act (ECPA), which hasn’t been updated since 1986. The bill has the largest amount of support of any bill in the House of Representatives with over 300 bipartisan sponsors. The popular online privacy bill is... More
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Polis Statement on Confirmed Markup Date for Email Privacy Act in Judiciary Committee
March 21, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO) released the following statement today following the House Judiciary Committee’s announcement that the committee will markup the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 699) on April 13th. The legislation has now reached over 300 co-sponsors, making it one of the most supported bills in the House of Representatives that has not received a floor vote. The popular online privacy bill is sponsored by Polis and Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-KY). “Although technology has progressed f... More
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