U.S. Representative Jared Polis

Colorado Flood Information

Please find information related to receiving federal assistance in response to the floods in northern Colorado, helping your neighbors, and preparing for future extreme weather below:


On September 14, 2013, President Obama issued a major disaster declaration for the State of Colorado triggering the release of federal funds to help individuals and communities recover from the severe storms, flooding,landslides, and mudslides that occurred from September 11, 2013 and continuing. For more information please visit www.DisasterAssistance.gov. For more information about the State of Colorado’s efforts and resources please visit www.coloradounited.com.

In order to open a case on your behalf, our office needs a signed letter or privacy authorization form from you giving permission to look into your case. Due to the Privacy Act of 1974, no inquiries can be made without such written consent. As such, an e-mail will not suffice as a release. A written signature must be given.

For all flood related issues, please download and fill out the privacy authorization form and mail or fax it to Danielle Henry in the Boulder office.

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  • Polis and Mitchell introduce the College Transparency Act of 2017

    May 17, 2017

    Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Reps. Jared Polis, D-Colo., and Paul Mitchell, R-Mich., introduced the College Transparency Act of 2017 (H.R. 2434) to enable students and families to make more informed choices about education after high school. The Co...

  • Polis statement on Firestone home explosion investigation

    May 02, 2017

    Boulder, Colo.: Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., gave the following statement after learning that the April 17th Firestone home explosion was the result of an abandoned gas line that was not sealed properly. “Avoidable. What occurred in Firestone, while de...

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