Democratic Rep. Jared Polis of Boulder says the current policy is "morally bankrupt."
Many Coloradans gave blood after the mass shootings in Orlando, Florida. A spokeswoman for Colorado's Bonfils Blood Center explains the national distribution system that governs where donations go.
- Polis faced scrutiny for his associations with a video game company and with a menswear company in his district.Read more
- Some kombucha makers in Colorado have been threatened with fines for their alcohol content.Read more
- "During that exchange I went too far by implying that I support expelling innocent students from college campuses," Polis wrote.Read more
This is the first of two stories about what Colorado's Congressional delegation has been hearing from constituents during the summer recess.
Republican Candidate Kevin Lundberg (left); Democratic Congressman Jared Polis (right) [Photos: Colorado Senate GOP; Polis-US Congress]
When Governor Ritter and the legislature wrote this year's state budget last spring, they included $212 million in extra money from the federal government.