Jared Polis


Thu December 12, 2013
Shots - Health News

High Insurance Rates Anger Some Ski-Country Coloradans

Originally published on Fri December 13, 2013 12:36 pm

Early December brought a foot of fresh powder to the resorts of Vail, Colo., but some residents are still steaming.
Zach Mahone, Beaver Creek Resort AP

Some of the biggest ski resorts anywhere lie in U.S. Rep. Jared Polis' Colorado district, dotting the peaks of Summit and Eagle counties, about a hundred miles west of Denver. The area has a high rate of uninsured people and also, it turns out, health plans that are much more expensive than similar plans in surrounding regions. So expensive that Polis, a Democrat, has asked the federal government to exempt some of his constituents from the requirement to buy health insurance.

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Thu December 5, 2013


Mon September 30, 2013
Oil and Gas

Greater Setbacks Eyed For Oil And Gas Drilling In Flood's Aftermath

Flooded oil and gas operations in northeastern Colorado.
Bob Winkler Weld Air and Water


Fri August 9, 2013
Oil and Gas

A Call For Outreach At Rocky Mountain Energy Summit

Oil and gas development is a common sight now on the Front Range, as seen at this site near Mead, Colo. in August 2012
Jim Hill KUNC


Thu July 4, 2013

Colorado Hemp Flag Flying High Over U.S. Capitol

File photo: The dome at the Capitol of the United States, Washington D.C.
Angela N. Flickr - Creative Commons