14 hrs ago
The Boulder County Business Report
Summit to explore impact of sequestration
Private-sector companies can help keep the region's research sector strong in light of federal budget cuts, according to Clif Harald, executive director of the Boulder Economic Council.
18 hrs ago
House approves student-loan bill
The House approved a Republican proposal Thursday to allow interest rates on federal student loans to rise or fall from year to year with the government's cost of borrowing, ending a system in which rates are fixed by law.
Graves: Email Privacy Act gaining support
Rep. Tom Graves , along with Reps. Kevin Yoder and Jared Polis , today announced continued and growing support for H.R. 1852, the Email Privacy Act.
Thu May 23, 2013
The Heritage Foundation
Withdrawing U.S. Forces from Europe Weakens America
In the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013, the House of Representatives passed an amendment that called for the removal of all four U.S. Army Brigade Combat Teams currently based in Europe.
Summit County Voice
Oil money looms large in Keystone XL Pipeline vote
If the U.S. House of Representatives has its way, Canadian tar sands oil will soon be flowing across the country in a new pipeline, authorized under a law that flaunts many important environmental laws.
Wed May 22, 2013
House passes another bill authorizing Keystone XL
The House of Representatives passed legislation Wednesday that would speed construction of the Keystone XL pipeline - a largely symbolic measure with probably no chance of clearing the Democratic Senate and overcoming a presidential veto.
Tue May 21, 2013
Tensions rise between press, Obama
Tensions between the Obama administration and the press were strained further Monday by news that the Justice Department had targeted a Fox News reporter as a criminal co-conspirator over national security leaks.
Sun May 19, 2013
Rep. Peters Reports Between $2 million and $7 million in Stock Transactions
Rep. Scott Peters reported this week over $2 million in stock transactions in April.
Sat May 18, 2013
Guest Commentary: Restoring Latinos' trust in police
Among many Latinos, the perception exists that reaching out to local law enforcement is more risky than potentially continuing to let a criminal run free and prey on others, even though most encounters with law enforcement do not end in the deportation of Latinos, according to U.S. Rep.
Mon May 13, 2013
Bill Could Make Unlocking Your Phone Legal Again - The Unlocking Technology Act of 2013
In late January, unlocking your cellphone technically became illegal after the Librarian of Congress removed it from the DMCA exception list last year.
Sun May 12, 2013
Fri May 10, 2013
Beyond Unlocking: Don't Let Them Kill the First Reasonable Copyright Reform Bill
A funny thing happened on the way to Congress yesterday. For once, lawmakers introduced a common-sense bill - the Unlocking Technology Act of 2013 .
Thu May 09, 2013
The Old Lyons Recorder
Representative Jared Polis Speaks To Students
The Lyons High School government classes got a chance to ask questions of United States House of Representatives member Jared Polis last Thursday morning.
In first, Pocan obtains congressional spousal ID for same-sex partner
Rep. Mark Pocan has secured a spousal ID for Philip Frank, whom he legally married in 2006 For apparently the first time ever in the history of the U.S. House, a gay member of Congress has obtained a congressional ID card identifying his same-sex partner as a spouse.
First Bill Introduced to Fix Phone Unlocking
"Zoe Lofgren has introduced the Unlocking Technology Act of 2013 this afternoon with co-sponsors Jared Polis and Thomas Massie .
Wed May 08, 2013
House approves GOP bill giving employees option of receiving overtime wages or taking extra time off
The U.S. House of Representatives approved a Republican-backed bill Wednesday that would give American workers the option of taking paid ``comp time'' off for working more than 40 hours a week, instead of receiving overtime pay.
Mon May 06, 2013
Hypothetical Democratic Gerrymander of Colorado
I've been working on a Colorado map. I think it can produce a 6-1-1 delegation. I didn't take into account incumbent Democrats, but I don't think they'd have a huge problem with this map.
Thu May 02, 2013
Center for American Progress
Improving the Lives of LGBT Americans Beginning with Our Youth
Earlier this month Rep. Jared Polis and Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen reintroduced the Student Non-Discrimination Act in the House of Representatives.
Wed May 01, 2013
No one has yet put the Employment Nondiscrimination Act out of its misery or placed a "Do Not Resuscitate" tag on the bill, which has had more lives than a cat.
Fort Collins Coloradoan
Panel to discuss building green communities
The event is free and open to the public. Metered parking is available near the building.