Jared Polis

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Obamacare Exposes Health Care Problem In High Country

The rollout of Obamacare is exposing a health care problem in Colorado’s high country. Now people living in the resort communities in the high country will pay much higher rates than the Front Range.

10/30/2013

Rep. Jared Polis (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Rep. Polis Responds To Cruz’s Filibuster With A Poem Of His Own

On Sunday House and Senate lawmakers hit the Sunday talk shows to blame each other for the budget impasse and Colorado lawmakers also had a lot to say, with one responding with a poem.

09/29/2013

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State Lawmakers Tour Lyons To See Damage Firsthand

Colorado state lawmakers toured Lyons for themselves Friday to view the damage.

09/21/2013

Rep. Jared Polis (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Rep. Jared Polis Opposes Syria Attack

Another member of Colorado’s congressional delegation is opposing attacking Syria.

09/10/2013

(L-R) U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, and U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the topic of "The Authorization of Use of Force in Syria" September 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. U.S. President Barack Obama is attempting to enlist the support of members of the U.S. Congress for military action against the Syrian government for using chemical weapons against its own people last month.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Colorado Lawmakers Respond To Possible Strike Against Syria

All of Colorado’s U.S. congressional delegation so far has said they haven’t decided if they’ll vote to allow a limited strike on Syria.

09/03/2013

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20 Become Citizens At Rocky Mountain Nat’l Park

Twenty people are new U.S. citizens after a naturalization ceremony in Rocky Mountain National Park.

08/22/2013

Andrew Romanoff (credit: CBS)

Rep. Pelosi Hosts Fundraisers For Romanoff, Polis

U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi held a breakfast fundraiser for former Colorado House Speaker Andrew Romanoff, who is running against Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman.

08/21/2013

Rep. Jared Polis talks with CBS4's Jennifer Brice about fracking (credit: CBS)

Fracking Issue Is Personal For Rep. Jared Polis

Rep. Jared Polis says he won’t stop trying to get oil and gas drilling out of his neighborhood. The congressman has been active in the fracking debate in Colorado for years and has even sponsored several bills to regulate it.

07/26/2013

Rep. Jared Polis (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Hemp Flag To Fly Over U.S. Capitol On July 4

An American flag made of industrial hemp will fly over the U.S. Capitol on Independence Day.

07/03/2013

Fast Eddy Aki'a of Hawaii smokes a joint as thousands gathered to celebrate the state's medicinal marijuana laws and collectively light up at 4:20 p.m. in Civic Center Park April 20, 2012 in Denver. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Marijuana’s March Toward Mainstream Confounds Feds

It took 50 years for American attitudes about marijuana to zigzag from the paranoia of “Reefer Madness” to the excesses of Woodstock back to the hard line of “Just Say No.”

06/29/2013

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