Sunday May 19
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.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Help Congress To End Discrimination By Sexual Orientation At Work
We like to think of the United States of America as a fair society, a place where a person's professional merit, rather than personal connections, is what gets them ahead.
KVOR-AM Colorado Springs
Lawmakers Have 'Trippy' Idea to Smoke Away Federal Deficit
What if the United States could shrink the federal deficit and get high at the same time? Two congressmen calling for the legalization of recreational marijuana say it's not such a trippy idea.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Florida Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Jared Polis, Reintroduce Anti-Bullying Bill
Just in time for National Day of Silence, Florida Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, and Colorado Democrat Jared Polis have reintroduce a bill that would prohibit discrimination against sexual orientation and gender identity in public schools nationwide.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Windsor train horn noise on the way out? Local officials working toward solution
JIM RYDBOMfirstname.lastname@example.org A train sounds its horn as it crosses over Highway 257 and Walnut Street last week in Windsor.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
Senator Jerry Moran, Congressmen Greg Walden and Jared Polis and DISH ...
ARLINGTON, Va., April 19 -- The Consumer Electronics Association issued the following news release: The Consumer Electronics Association honored Congressman Greg Walden with the inaugural Innovation Policy Ninja Award, and named Senator Jerry Moran , Congressman Jared Polis and DISH CEO Joseph Clayton as Digital Patriots at Wednesday's CEA awards ... (more)
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Will Congress finally outlaw anti-gay workplace discrimination?
Today, a group of lawmakers is trying to succeed where Congress has failed for almost two decades, by introducing a bill to finally end workplace discrimination against gay and transgender Americans.