Tag Archives: Jared Polis

Big dollars fueling fracking fight for November

The downturn in energy prices isn’t stopping big energy companies from pouring in millions of dollars to fight two anti-fracking ballot measures and the petition […]...

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August 5, 2016 Blog, Campaign Finance, Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Cities can’t ban fracking, Colorado Supreme Court rules

The Colorado Supreme Court ruled today voters cannot enact local fracking bans. The ruling applied to two cases, one over a 2012 ban on fracking […]...

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May 2, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, The Mix

Sanders wins Colorado. Dem leaders still back Clinton.

  Most Colorado Democrats love Bernie Sanders. That’s what results at today’s state Democratic convention show. Despite a bevy of elected officials serving as Hillary […]...

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April 16, 2016 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado Democratic Reps: Help us act on climate change

Are we heading toward the point of no return on climate change? That was the first question posed to four Democrats from the U.S. House […]...

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April 7, 2016 Environment/Energy, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Superdelegate Jared Polis orders takeout. He’s lobbied: ‘Feel the Bern’

  Colorado Democratic Congressman Jared Polis of Boulder didn’t pick the winner in his home state’s presidential caucuses this year. Not by a long shot. He’s […]...

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March 28, 2016 Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Michael Bennet aids defeat of anti-refugee bill

Sen. Michael Bennet voted to block a bill designed to make it harder for Iraqi and Syrian refugees to find safety in the United States.   A bill […]...

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January 21, 2016 Civil Rights, Just In, The Mix

Guess which Colorado lawmakers voted against the winning spending bill

  The U.S. House this morning approved a massive spending bill that will keep the government running until just before the 2016 election. But not all […]...

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December 18, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Colorado lawmakers welcome Paul Ryan as House speaker. Panicked Dems fundraise

Paul Ryan survived the Freedom Caucus gauntlet and his own misgivings and has officially succeeded John Boehner as speaker of the House. The news was […]...

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October 29, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Tensions bubble between kombucha brewers and feds

Last week, Congressman Jared Polis wrote the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau telling the agency to back off from sending threatening letters to […]...

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September 23, 2015 Health, Just In, The Mix

Polis calls his remarks against due process in campus sexual assault a “major gaffe”

Rep. Jared Polis is not known for nuance. This was abundantly clear last week when he suggested in a Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce […]...

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September 16, 2015 Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix


Support The Indy at the Denver Press Club with guest bartender Dick Lamm!

Former Colorado Gov. Richard Lamm will return to the Denver Press Club as a guest bartender next Tuesday, Jan. 9 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 […]

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