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Jared Polis' Public Statements on Issue: Technology and Communication

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
Primary June 24, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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: Science & Technology
July 10, 2014 Polis and Schiff Secure $20 Million in Additional Funding in Appropriations Bill for Cutting-Edge Energy Program
June 18, 2014 E-Mail Privacy Act Hits 218 Cosponsors, Polis, Yoder Call for Floor Vote
May 12, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Regarding a Competitive Bidding Process in Incentive Auction
March 13, 2014 Letter to Members of Congress - Email Privacy Act
March 12, 2014 Letter George Nield, Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation of the Federal Aviation Administration - Colorado Spaceport
Feb. 25, 2014 Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act
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
Feb. 18, 2014 Education Week - High-Speed Broadband Access Is Critical to Success of All Students
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the US - Colleagues Demand Answers from DOJ on Aaron Swartz Case
Dec. 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Wheeler, Commissioner Clyburn, Commissioner O'Rielly, Commissioner Rosenworcel, and Commissioner Pai, Federal Communications Commission - Urging Action to Improve Internet Access in Schools
Dec. 18, 2013 Federal Communications Commission - Internet Access in Schools
Dec. 11, 2013 Computer Science Education Week
Nov. 19, 2013 Polis, Marino, and Deutch Introduce Demand Letter Transparency Act to Tackle Growing Problem of Patent Trolls
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
Oct. 30, 2013 Polis Introduces Bill to Support Innovative Solutions to Education Challenges
July 26, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Limitations of NSA
July 10, 2013 Reps. Schiff, Woodall, and Polis Announce $20 Million in Additional Funding Secured in Appropriations Bill for Cutting-Edge Energy Program
June 27, 2013 Brooks and Polis Introduce Bipartisan Computer Science Education Bill
June 17, 2013 WIRED - It's Beyond Ridiculous That Email (But Not Mail) Has Been Left Out Of Privacy Laws
May 23, 2013 Polis Becomes Lead Democrat on Email Privacy Act
May 9, 2013 Reps. Zoe Lofgren, Thomas Massie, Anna Eshoo & Jared Polis Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Enable Cell Phone & Wireless Device Unlocking
April 17, 2013 Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
April 17, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 624, Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
April 9, 2013 Schwartz Leads Push to Invest in Biotech Startups, Spur Innovation
Sept. 11, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5544, Minnesota Education Investment and Employment Act, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5949, FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012
June 28, 2012 Letter to John P. Holdren, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President
April 26, 2012 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3523, Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act; Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4628, Interest Rate Reduction Act; and for Other Purposes
Jan. 20, 2012 Delay of SOPA, PIPA Welcome News for Internet Freedom
Jan. 18, 2012 Combating Online Piracy
Jan. 18, 2012 Statement on Wikipedia, Google's SOPA Protest
Dec. 15, 2011 Polis Fights to Protect CU, CSU from Costs of Policing the Internet
Nov. 15, 2011 Letter to Lamar Smith and John Conyers, Chairman and Ranking Member of Judiciary Committee
June 23, 2011 American Invents Act
May 5, 2011 Letter to William S. Smith, Jr., President, Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy
April 5, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. Res. 37, Disapproving FCC Internet and Broadband Regulations
Feb. 16, 2011 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 514, Extending Counter-Terrorism Authorities
Sept. 24, 2010 CNN "Anderson 360 Cooper Degress" - Transcript
July 16, 2010 Polis Introduces Innovative Technologies Investment Incentive Act of 2010
June 17, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Julius Genachowski, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission
April 15, 2010 Colorado Delegation Reacts to President's NASA Speech
Feb. 3, 2010 Cybersecurity Enhancement Act Of 2009
Oct. 20, 2009 Op-Ed: Support Net Neutrality
Sept. 16, 2009 House Passes Polis Auto Provision In Advanced Vehicle Technology Act
March 17, 2009 Technology Is Key To Success For U.S.
Feb. 4, 2009 Providing for Consideration of S. 352, DTV Delay Act
June 23, 2008 Polis: "We Must Begin Restoring Trust in Our Government"
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Science & Technology
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