Jared Polis http://www.kunc.org en Hickenlooper Nixes Special Session, Oil And Gas Battle Moves To The Ballot http://www.kunc.org/post/hickenlooper-nixes-special-session-oil-and-gas-battle-moves-ballot <p>Governor John Hickenlooper has formally pulled the plug on the possibility of a special legislation session to consider stricter rules for the oil and gas industry. Hickenlooper said there weren't enough stakeholders on board for a bipartisan solution.</p><p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:57:24 +0000 Bente Birkeland 58890 at http://www.kunc.org Hickenlooper Nixes Special Session, Oil And Gas Battle Moves To The Ballot Hickenlooper Trying To Rally Support For Oil And Gas Compromise, Special Session http://www.kunc.org/post/hickenlooper-trying-rally-support-oil-and-gas-compromise-special-session <p>Governor John Hickenlooper’s office said he’s still in discussions about whether to call lawmakers back to the state capitol for a special session on oil and gas issues. The goal would be to pass a compromise bill and avoid a fight at the ballot box.</p><p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:09:33 +0000 Bente Birkeland 57723 at http://www.kunc.org Hickenlooper Trying To Rally Support For Oil And Gas Compromise, Special Session U.S. House Passes Pro-Medical Marijuana Amendments http://www.kunc.org/post/us-house-passes-pro-medical-marijuana-amendments <p>A majority of the U.S. House of Representatives passed three amendments to an appropriations bill that could change how the government deals with medical marijuana and industrial hemp in Colorado and other states where the practices are legal.</p><p> Fri, 30 May 2014 18:43:14 +0000 Nathan Heffel 57175 at http://www.kunc.org U.S. House Passes Pro-Medical Marijuana Amendments Colorado Republicans Reshuffle In Advance Of Midterm Elections http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-republicans-reshuffle-advance-midterm-elections <p>Republican State Senator Owen Hill <a href="http://www.owenhillforsenate.com/2014/03/suspending-campaign/" target="_blank">announced he’s dropping his bid</a> for the office. Hill would have run against Republican Party frontrunner Cory Gardner for the chance to represent the GOP against incumbent Democrat U.S. Sen. Mark Udall. The move marks one of several reshuffling acts happening now in Colorado Republican races for national office.</p><p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 20:50:54 +0000 Grace Hood 54753 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Republicans Reshuffle In Advance Of Midterm Elections Evolution Of Jared Polis’ Scene Stealing Bow Tie http://www.kunc.org/post/evolution-jared-polis-scene-stealing-bow-tie <p>Floor speeches in the U.S. House debating consumer access to unlocked cell phones rarely set social media on fire. But that’s exactly what happened to 2nd Congressional Democratic Rep. Jared Polis – and his sartorial taste.</p><p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 20:57:49 +0000 Grace Hood 54341 at http://www.kunc.org Evolution Of Jared Polis’ Scene Stealing Bow Tie