Jared Polis

4:52pm

Thu February 2, 2012
Fracking

Boulder County Adopts Temporary Drilling Ban

KUNC file photo.

Boulder County is the latest local government in Colorado to adopt a temporary moratorium on new oil and gas drilling permit applications, as local officials consider overhauling land use regulations to mitigate what's becoming an explosion of oil and gas development associated with the Niobrara shale.

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5:00am

Tue January 17, 2012
Politics

As Congress Gets Back to Work, Redistricting Changes Loom Large

2nd Congressional District Rep. Jared Polis is flanked by Loveland Mayor Cecil Gutierrez and Kelly Peters, Director of Business for Northern Colorado Economic Development, during a tour of the Rocky Mountain Center for Innovation and Technology.
Grace Hood

Members of Congress return to work today for what will likely be a divisive session during an election year. In Colorado, new congressional boundaries from redistricting will force some representatives to shift their political strategy and talking points to get reelected this year. And that means some changes for candidates in the 2nd and 4th Congressional districts.

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12:07pm

Thu June 9, 2011
Politics

Rep Polis Calls for ‘Data Driven’ Professional Development for Teachers

Rep. Jared Polis talks in front of summer school students at Justice High School in Lafayette.
Grace Hood

Democratic Congressman Jared Polis was in Lafayette today to discuss education reform and a new bill that would enhance professional development for teachers.

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7:10am

Mon May 2, 2011
Terrorism

Colorado’s Congressional Delegation Reacts to bin Laden’s Death

Osama bin Laden

Members of Colorado’s congressional delegation are weighing in on the death of Osama bin Laden.

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1:30pm

Fri April 22, 2011
Environment

Polis Reintroduces Colorado Wilderness Bill

Jared Polis

Congressman Jared Polis (D-Boulder) has announced plans to reintroduce a bill that would protect tens of thousands of acres of land in Colorado’s central mountains. It’s similar to a bill he proposed last year that didn’t gain much traction in a sharply divided Congress.

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