Representative Jared Polis's Public Statements

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Full Name: Jared Polis
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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4/02/14 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer 4/02/14 Letter to Kay Granger, Chairwoman and Nita Lowey, Ranking Member, of the Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs - Strengthening Ties with Armenia 4/01/14 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams 3/31/14 Letter to Hal Rogers, Nita Lowey, Robert Aderholt and Sam Farr - Request for Disaster Relief Programs 3/27/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act 3/26/14 DeGette, Perlmutter, Polis Call for Vote on Comprehensive Immigration Reform 3/26/14 Immigration Reform 3/25/14 Polis Congratulates CU-Boulder on $172,290 National Endowment for the Humanities Grant 3/21/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit 3/19/14 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Maintain Critical Gray Wolf Protections 3/19/14 The Wall Street Journal - Two Democrats for Charter Schools 3/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination 3/14/14 Payne, Polis Introduce Legislation to Improve Teacher Training & Evaluation Practices 3/13/14 Empowering Families to Choose Public Schools 3/13/14 Letter to Members of Congress - Email Privacy Act 3/13/14 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3189, Water Rights Protection Act; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4015, SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014; and Providing for Proceedings During the Period from March 17, 2014, through March 21, 2014 3/13/14 Water Rights Protection Act 3/12/14 Letter George Nield, Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation of the Federal Aviation Administration - Colorado Spaceport 3/10/14 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D 3/10/14 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military 3/06/14 Polis Introduces Legislation to Make EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa Program Permanent 3/06/14 Polis Introduces Legislation to Create Federal Guidelines for Driving Under the Influence of Marijuana 3/05/14 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3826, Electricity Security and Affordability Act, and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4118, Suspending the Individual Mandate Penalty Law Equals Fairness Act 3/05/14 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary, Department of the Treasury, Janet Yellen, Chairwoman, Federal Reserve, Thomas curry, Comptroller of Currency, Federal Reserve, Mark Wetjen, Acting Chairman, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Martin Gruenberg, Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and Mary Jo White, Chairwoman, Securities and Exchange Commission - Dollar Bill Ban 3/05/14 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve, Thomas Curry of the Comptroller of the Currency, Martin Gruenberg, Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and Deborah Matz, Chairman of the National Credit Union Administration - Banking Access for Marijuana Businesses 3/04/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration - Approve Treatments for Rare Diseases 2/28/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pay for Success 2/27/14 Hearing of the Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommitte and the Higher Education and Workforce Training Subcommittee of the House Education and the Workforce Committee - Exploring Efforts to Strengthen the Teaching Profession 2/27/14 Immigration Reform 2/26/14 Renew the Wind Production Tax Credit 2/26/14 Roll Call - A Quick Fix for the Economy and Job Creation 2/26/14 Polis Statement on Chairman Camp's Tax Reform Plan 2/26/14 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 2/25/14 Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act 2/25/14 Quigley, Polis Support LGBT Concerns in Solitary Confinement Hearing 2/21/14 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 2/21/14 Polis Welcomes ExxonMobil CEO into "Exclusive' Group of People Whose Neighborhood Has Been Fracked 2/20/14 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) 2/20/14 Polis Statement on President's Executive Action on Patent Reform 2/19/14 Letter to the Colorado Air Quality Control Commission, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment - Draft Oil and Gas Rules 2/18/14 Education Week - High-Speed Broadband Access Is Critical to Success of All Students 2/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education 2/14/14 Polis Statement on DOJ's New Marijuana Banking Guidelines 2/12/14 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Immigration Detention Requirement 2/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran 2/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reschedule Marijuana 2/11/14 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3193, Consumer Financial Freedom and Washington Accountability Act; Providing for Proceedings During the Period from February 13, 2014, through February 24, 2014; and for Other Purposes 2/11/14 Bring an End to Deportation 2/05/14 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary, US Department of Agriculture and Tom Tidwell, Chief, US Forest Service - Confront Flood Recovery, Support Mitigation Efforts in National Forests 2/04/14 Polis Statement on President's Announcement of Increased Funding for ConnectED