Categorized | Colorado News

Rep. Jared Polis to Seek Obamacare Waiver for Some Constituents

Rep. Jared Polis said Wednesday he will seek a waiver from the Obama administration so mountain-dwellers in his district will not be required to participate in the  this year because health insurance rates in the high country are more costly than other parts of Colorado.

Polis, a Democrat from Boulder, said he was dismayed that residents in insurance resort region 11 — which includes parts of Garfield and Summit counties — have dramatically higher premiums than residents in nearby Clear Creek County or the suburban counties in Denver.

Read the story in the Denver Post.

A Great Event

The State-of-the-State Breakfast was a tremendous success. Local leaders met to discuss the future of health care in Colorado. Our presenter, pollster and political analyst Floyd Ciruli, shared his insights regarding how the coming elections are shaping up and what is on the minds of Coloradans generated a lively and wide-ranging conversation.
If your interest in political activity was piqued, you can stay in the know by reading the Colorado Statesman. A weekly newspaper, it is the best way to keep abreast of Colorado legislative and political news. To subscribe, call 303-837-8600 or visit
Let us know what topics you'd like to explore in future events. Drop us a comment to


There are no upcoming events.

View Calendar


Thank you to these supporters of collegial communication!
Civica Management
Kaiser Permanente
Kindred Hospitals