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Perlmutter Statement on DEA Marijuana Announcement

Lakewood, Colo. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) released the following statement in response to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) marijuana-related actions announced August 11, 2016: "Today's announcement is a real missed oppo...

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Perlmutter Celebrates Startup Day Across America

Lakewood, Colo. – On August 4, 2016, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) celebrated the fourth annual Startup Day Across America by interviewing two entrepreneurs in his family: his dad and his daughter “My dad worked for my grandfather when he started h...

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Perlmutter Honors WWII Veteran by Formally Presenting Medals for Service

Lakewood, Colo. – On August 3, 2016, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) held a formal medal presentation ceremony for Lakewood resident, Oscar Reiss, Ph.D. During the ceremony, Dr. Reiss was presented with seven military medals for his service during Wo...

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Candlelight memorial for Colorado man killed fighting ISIS with Kurdish forces in Syria

ARVADA -- Family and friends gathered to celebrated the life of Levi "Jack" Shirley on what should've been his 25th birthday. They shared memories, lit candles, and sang happy birthday. Shirley, known by his Kurdish nickname 'Agir' was killed in Syri...

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My Name Is: Oscar Reiss

Editor’s Note: Dr. Oscar Reiss received his World War II medals at a ceremony arranged by Congressman Ed Perlmutter on Aug. 3. Perlmutter has held several medal ceremonies for local veterans who were never awarded or presented with the medals and hon...

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Dem Lawmakers Grapple with Calls to Bring Back Glass-Steagall

PHILADELPHIA — The resurrection of Glass-Steagall has proven surprisingly popular among the rank and file of both political parties, but the lawmakers who would theoretically implement the Depression-era law's reinstatement appear wary of the idea. M...

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Investing in infrastructure creates good paying jobs, attracts more business

and will save Coloradans time and money. “Denver drivers in 2014 collectively spent more than 91 million hours stuck in morning and afternoon rush hour traffic delays in 2014.” This is an issue Republicans, Democrats and Independents should be working together on at all levels of government....

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Lakewood Colorado City Government is hosting the West Metro Veterans Fair

on September 20, from 1 to 5pm. There will be dozens of different veterans organizations to answer your questions about career planning, health care and more....

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Small business is the heart of our economy. In an increasingly connected

world, exporting can help Colorado small businesses improve their bottom lines and grow their company. I’m pleased to see the U.S. Small Business Administration is awarding the state of Colorado $186,140 through the agency’s competitive State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) to support export growth among Colorado small busine...

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