Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Urge Boehner to Allow ENDA Vote
A bipartisan group of lawmakers on Capitol Hill is urging Speaker John Boehner to bring the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to the floor of the House of Representatives for a vote before the end of the 113th session of Congress.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Seattle Gay News
LGBT officials meet for leadership conference
Conference attendees estimated there were fifty out LGBT officials in the whole world at the time.
The Daily Caller
Jared Polis offers no apologies for screaming tirade
Colorado Democratic Rep. Jared Polis flew into a rage against Republicans opposed to an immigration reform bill and isn't backing down.
Here's how to stop bitching and enjoy below-zero temps
At our Show and Tell blog, Bree Daniels shares the top five ways to survive the onslaught of snow and negative temperatures.
Hotel News Resource
Hotel Industry Thanks House for Passage of Goodlatte Patent Troll Bill
The American Hotel & Lodging Association , the sole national association representing all segments of the U.S. lodging industry, issued the following statement regarding today's passage of The Innovation Act by the U.S. House of Representatives on a strong bipartisan vote of 325-91: "Passage of The Innovation Act is an important step towards ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Tech groups praise House 'patent troll' vote
The bill passed the House 325-91 on Thursday over objections from Democrats, including Judiciary ranking member Rep. John Conyers and Rep. Mel Watt, ranking member on the Judiciary subcommittee on Intellectual Property.
Jared Polis On Fracking Lawsuits: 'Stop Suing Our Communities'
Rep. Jared Polis delivered a lecture to Colorado's Oil and Gas Association on YouTube, asking them to withdraw the lawsuits they recently filed against two cities that passed fracking moratoriums last month.
will not enable those who enable Third Way
With Reps. Allyson Schwarz and Ron Kind speaking out against that nutso Third Way Wall Street Journal op-ed, it's clear that even the organization's "co-chairs" aren't happy with the explicit stating of their agenda.
Women and Hispanic Voters Applaud Rep. Jared Polis On Urgent...
Dee Dee Garcia Blase is the Foundress and immediate past Co-President of the National Tequila Party Movement which is a woman-led political movement that pushes for immigrant friendly policies and is a national Latino Get Out the Vote Effort motivating Latinos to vote for pro-immigrant politicians in 2012.
Congressman Polis, do you agree with Third Way's attack on Elizabeth Warren?
At this point, the op-ed piece by the Third Way think tank in the Wall Street Journal attacking Elizabeth Warren in has been widely circulated and correctly interpreted as a wildly disingenuous and counterproductive manifesto generated by the typical centrist, corporatist culture that holds sway within Beltway circles.
Democrat melts down on House floor over immigration
Democrat Rep. Jared Polis lost his cool on the House floor when reminded by acting speaker Rep. Jackie Walorski of the rule against pointing out people in the gallery during speeches.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Dem melts down on Housefloor over immigration
Rep. Jared Polis on Wednesday night lost his cool on the House floor over the issue of immigration, after the presiding officer warned another Democrat not to refer to people sitting in the House gallery.
Overnight Tech: House poised to approve patent bill
THE LEDE : Patent reform advocates are confident that the Innovation Act will pass the House Thursday without undergoing significant changes.
Labeling GMOs allows the public to choose
Voters in Colorado may be the next to decide whether the state should embark on a program that would provide food labels for products containing genetically modified organisms, or GMOs.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Overnight Tech: House to vote on patent bill Thursday
THE LEDE : The House is expected to consider the Innovation Act - the patent reform bill authored by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte - on Thursday.
Legislation Roundup: Dec. 2
This week's legislative roundup is being written in panic mode due to the illusion that last week's carnivorous holiday escapades would equate for very little news in the world of marijuana legislation -- nothing could be further from the truth.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Bill Would Legalize Marijuana on a Federal Level
At the beginning of 2013, Colorado Representative Jared Polis jumped into Washington DC with all bongs blazing and introduced a controversial new bill aimed at abolishing the current state of marijuana prohibition across the United States.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Fort Collins Coloradoan
Letter: Wind power taking off, but still needs more help
A new report by Environment Colorado, "Wind Power for a Cleaner America," shows that Colorado's wind energy is already avoiding carbon pollution equivalent to taking more than 750,000 cars off the road and saving enough water to meet the needs of 36,990 people.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Jared Polis: From Flowers and E-Cards to Congress
Congressman Jared Polis, left, attends the Newseum's 2013 Green Inaugural Ball in Washington, D.C., last January with his partner Marlon Reis, right, and the couple's two-year-old son, Caspian Julius.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
The Daily Caller
Despite pressure to ban fracking, majority of Coloradans support it
A recent poll released by Quinnipiac University finds that 51 percent support fracking for natural gas and oil, with 34 percent opposed.