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Jared Polis' Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 2
General Nov. 4, 2014
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
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Why a National Single Payer Health Care System is Best for All
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Energy & Environment
May 27, 2014 Colorado Senators And House Democrats Call On Obama, Shinseki To Provide VA Audit Details
May 27, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Audit Concerns
April 7, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Work With Colorado Claims Task Force on Measure to Eliminate Wasteful Spending
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
March 4, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration - Approve Treatments for Rare Diseases
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health Informational Technology, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Leverage Meaningful Use Program to Reduce Health Disparities
Jan. 21, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary, U.S. Department of Labor - Rocky Flats worker claims
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Jan. 7, 2014 Letter to Hal Rogers, Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, and Richard Shelby, Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations - Assist FDA
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Sept. 28, 2013 Drug Quality and Security Act
Aug. 13, 2013 Polis Joins Fort Collins Alzheimer's Association for Coffee and Conversation
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
June 28, 2012 Statement on Supreme Court's Health Care Ruling
June 20, 2012 Protect Children from Health Impacts of Fracking Pollution
June 20, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4480, Domestic Energy and Jobs Act
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
June 7, 2012 Health Care Costs Reduction Act of 2012
March 14, 2012 Communities Should Be Protected from Impacts of Fracking
March 2, 2012 Letter to the Honorable Barrack Obama, President of the United States
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
July 13, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2018, Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act of 2011
April 6, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 910, Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011
April 6, 2011 Energy Tax Prevention Act of 2011
April 4, 2011 Chaffetz and Polis Introduce the Free Speech About Science Act
March 17, 2011 On the Heels of FRAC Act and Air Quality Concerns, Polis, Hinchey, and Holt Introduce BREATHE Act to Close Drilling Industry Exemptions in Clean Air Act
March 2, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4, Small Business Paperwork Mandate Elimination Act of 2011
Feb. 15, 2011 Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011
Feb. 10, 2011 Letter to Justice Clarence Thomas, U.S. Supreme Court - Recusing Himself from Deliberations on Healthcare Reform
Jan. 19, 2011 Polis Statement on House GOP Vote to Repeal Patients' Rights
Jan. 7, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2, Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act; Providing for Consideration of H. Res. 9, Instructing Certain Committees to Report Legislation Replacing the Job-Killing Health Care Law; and for Other Purposes
Dec. 2, 2010 Congressman Polis, Chef Cooper Praise Passage of Child Nutrition Bill
Oct. 28, 2010 CO Congressional Leaders Urge HHS to Reconsider Decision that Limits Rocky Flats Workers Eligible for Nuclear Compensation Program
June 23, 2010 In Offshore Oil Worker Safety Hearing, Polis Calls on Agencies to Learn from Past Exxon Valdez Mistakes
June 8, 2010 Polis Legislation Challenges States to Help End Childhood Hunger
May 17, 2010 Polis Pushes to Make School Meals Healthier
April 19, 2010 Udall, Perlmutter, Polis Repeat Call for Passage of their Bill to Help Cold War Workers get Care for Job-Related Illnesses
April 13, 2010 Boulder Valley Backs Bill To Serve Vegetarian, Milk Alternatives
April 6, 2010 Potential Good News For The Health Food Industry: Proposed Free Speech About Science Act, HR 4913
March 25, 2010 Health Care Reform
March 24, 2010 Health Care Reform
March 23, 2010 Free Speech About Science Act
March 21, 2010 Polis Hails Passage Of Historic Healthcare Legislation
March 21, 2010 Providing For Consideration Of Senate Amendments To H.R. 3590, Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009, And Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010
March 19, 2010 The Summit County Voice - Polis Wants To Make School Meals Healthier
March 17, 2010 Polis Leads Fight Against Childhood Obesity In Schools
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