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Jared Polis' Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

Full Name: Jared Polis
Office: U.S. House (CO) - District 2, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
Primary June 24, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Partner: Marlon Reis
Birth Date: 05/12/1975
Birth Place: Boulder, CO
Home City: Boulder, CO
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
Feb. 26, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3865, Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2804, All Economic Regulations are Transparent Act of 2014; and Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules
Jan. 28, 2014 Polis Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address
Jan. 21, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor - Rocky Flats worker claims
Jan. 21, 2014 Letter to Labor Secretary Thomas Perez - Quickly Approve Newly Eligible Rocky Flats Workers for Federal Aid
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Bring ENDA to Floor
Nov. 19, 2013 Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act
Nov. 19, 2013 Letter to Lamar Smith Chairman, House of Representatives Science, Space and Technology Committee and Eddie Bernice Johnson, Ranking Memeber, House of Representatives Science, Space and Technology Committee - STEM
Nov. 19, 2013 Providing for Consideration of Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act and Protecting States Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act
Nov. 8, 2013 Polis Applauds Senate Passage of ENDA
Aug. 1, 2013 Whitfield, Polis & Perlmutter Introduce Bill to Strengthen Oversight and Improve Benefits of EEOICPA
July 9, 2013 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees
May 7, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1406, Working Families Flexibility Act of 2013
April 25, 2013 Congressional LGBT Equality Caucus Praises Re-Introduction Of Employment Non-Discrimination Act
April 11, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 1120, Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act
April 9, 2013 Ruppersberger Sponsors "Innovative Technologies Investment Incentive Act"
March 31, 2013 The Coloradoan - Investments Turn Ideas into New Jobs
March 14, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 803, Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act
March 5, 2013 Polis and DeLauro Re-introduce Legislation to Expand Women's Access to High-Paying Jobs
April 18, 2012 Gender Disparities in Compensation
Dec. 2, 2011 Statements on Release of Bipartisan, Bicameral SOPA Alternative
Nov. 18, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3094, Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act
Nov. 2, 2011 A No-Jobs Agenda from a No-Show Republican Congress
Nov. 2, 2011 A No Jobs Agenda From a No Show Republican Congress
Oct. 3, 2011 Letter to David Dreier, Chairman, House Committee on Rules
Oct. 28, 2010 CO Congressional Leaders Urge HHS to Reconsider Decision that Limits Rocky Flats Workers Eligible for Nuclear Compensation Program
July 1, 2010 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendments to H.R. 4899, Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2010
July 1, 2010 Colorado Lawmakers Urge Government to Eliminate Red Tape for Sick Nuclear Workers Seeking Help for On-the-Job Illness
June 2, 2010 Congressman Hosts Boot Camp
May 1, 2010 A Call for $23 Billion Teacher Jobs Fund
June 25, 2009 Polis Leads Introduction of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA)
April 14, 2009 I'm Just A Bill On Capitol Hill
March 18, 2009 Polis Hails Passage Of GIVE Act
Jan. 28, 2009 Polis Statement On Passage Of The American Recovery And Reinvestment Act
Jan. 27, 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Jan. 27, 2009 Congressman Polis Speaks Out Against Pay Discrimination
Jan. 27, 2009 Providing for Consideration of S. 181, Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009
Jan. 9, 2009 Polis' Pay Equity Legislation Passes House
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: LGBT Equality & Civil Rights
Issue Position: Rocky Flats -- Protecting America's Cold War Warriors
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