Jared Polis

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Colorado state Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush says she plans to take up the issue of water contamination and greater setbacks for oil and gas wells from waterways in the wake of September's devastating flooding.

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The oil and gas industry says it’s trying to focus on new ways to reach out to an increasingly skeptical public.

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An American flag made from Colorado hemp is flying over the U.S. Capitol on Independence Day, thanks to a request from Democratic Congressman Jared Polis.

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Colorado's Democratic Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet along with Democratic Congressman Jared Polis have once again introduced legislation to boosts schools standards and systems to track student performance.

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Citing recent votes legalizing marijuana in Colorado and Washington State, Colorado Congressman Jared Polis, a Boulder Democrat is sponsoring legislation to end federal prohibition of the drug.

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In an email sent late Friday, University of Colorado President Bruce Benson warned that the recent passage of Amendment 64 to legalize marijuana in Colorado threatens to cost the university nearly $1 billion annually in federal revenue.

The re-election of Rep. Cory Gardner and the victory of Rep. Jared Polis in a newly drawn district that now includes Northern Colorado promises to bring the region closer in some ways -- and further apart in others.

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Democratic Representative Jared Polis won a third term last night over his Republican Challenger Kevin Lundberg in the state’s 2nd Congressional District.

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The candidates in Colorado's newly redrawn 2nd Congressional district sparred on taxes and the role government plays in helping the economy at a well attended debate Tuesday night in Fort Collins.

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Berthoud Republican Kevin Lundberg says a popular tax credit on wind power production is an example of how the federal government is picking winners and losers on energy policy. 

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