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Polis: The internet as we know it - Going, going, gone! Sold (sadly) to the highest bidder.
December 14, 2017
Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., gave the following statement about the FCC eliminating Net Neutrality protections. “Next up: The internet as we know it. Going, going, gone! Sold (sadly) to the highest bidder. Against the will of the people, the FCC rolled back Net Neutrality protections today, effectively ending the internet as we know it and stifling the free flow of information upon which our economy depends,” said Polis. “Knowing exactly how critical the internet is to innovation, I won’t give up ... More
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Marijuana as an Alternative to Opioids
December 13, 2017
The Honorable Eric D. Hargan Acting Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20201 Dear M... More
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Polis, Roe introduce the bipartisan RETIRE Act to help Americans save and plan for retirement
December 11, 2017
Today, Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., and Rep. Phil Roe, R-Tenn., introduced the bipartisan Receiving Electronic Statements to Improve Retiree Earnings (RETIRE) Act to help Americans plan for retirement. The RETIRE Act would ensure employers make retirement information easily accessible online, while providing protections for employees who prefer to receive paper documents. Under current law, employers are required to waste significant money and paper mailing documents like notices, disclosures, and... More
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Parents, educators, school districts, nonprofits, Coloradans rally around Polis’s bill to fully fund special education
December 7, 2017
Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., introduced legislation today to provide teachers with the resources they need to effectively serve students with disabilities. The Defending Special Education Students and Families Act fully funds the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA). Congress introduced IDEA in 1975 and committed to contributing 40 percent of the additional costs of educating students with disabilities, sharing the cost with states and districts. Today, 42 years later, the federal... More
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Polis: Congress needs to carry out a thoughtful, honest discussion about President Trump's fitness to serve
December 6, 2017
Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., moved to begin impeachment proceedings of President Donald Trump today, voting against tabling an impeachment resolution by Rep. Al Green, D-Texas. “There are serious accusations against President Trump of obstruction of justice and collusion with a foreign government, and I find these accusations credible,” said Polis. “President Donald Trump has continually demonstrated that he lacks the integrity to occupy the office of the President of the United States. Congress n... More
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  • Polis: The internet as we know it - Going, going, gone! Sold (sadly) to the highest bidder.

    December 14, 2017

    Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., gave the following statement about the FCC eliminating Net Neutrality protections. “Next up: The internet as we know it. Going, going, gone! Sold (sadly) to the highest bidder. Against the will of the people, the FCC rolled...

  • Marijuana as an Alternative to Opioids

    December 13, 2017

    The Honorable Eric D. Hargan Acting Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20201 Dear Mr. Secretary: As you know, our country is grappling with an opioid epidemic that is now taking 91 li...

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