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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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In Colorado and around the country, STEM degrees are in high demand- and

often the paychecks associated with degrees in science, technology, engineering and math reflect this need as shown in this data compiled by The Economist. I’m glad to see many schools in the 7th District, such as Wheat Ridge High School, focusing efforts on improving and expanding their STEM programs....

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96 years ago today, the 19th Amendment was ratified, prohibiting the denial

of voting rights based on sex. On Women’s Equality Day, we celebrate one of the great leaps forward for our democracy –giving women the right to vote. It now time for another crucial step - passing the Paycheck Fairness Act. We need to ensure women actually receive equal pay for equal work in the workplace and securing pai...

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As Americans, it is our responsibility to be stewards of this gorgeous

land and to preserve its beauty for future generations. Today marks 100 years of the National Park Service preserving and protecting 59 parks around the country. In Colorado, our environment is an important part of our identity and it is a privilege to enjoy and protect this land. To celebrate its 100th birthday, the National P...

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