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Perlmutter Joins 170 House Democrats in Letter to Trump: Keep Government Open, Include Bipartisan Priorities

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) joined 170 House colleagues in sending a letter to President Trump expressing support for keeping the federal government open while pressing for the inclusion of urgent bipartisan priorities i...

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Perlmutter, Heck Urge Financial Crimes Enforcement Network to Preserve Banking Guidance for Marijuana Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 17, 2018 – Following the January 4 announcement by the U.S. Department of Justice to withdraw the Cole guidance, today Representatives Denny Heck (WA-10) and Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) sent a letter to U.S. Treasury’s Financial C...

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Attorneys General Urge Congress to Protect Public Safety, Pass SAFE Banking Act

Washington, D.C. – Today, a bipartisan group of state attorneys general sent a letter to Congressional leaders urging them to protect public safety and pass the SAFE Banking Act. Nineteen state attorneys general signed the letter – including Colorado...

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Rep. Ed Perlmutter’s bill on marijuana banking backed by attorneys general

A bill sponsored by U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter of Arvada to open up financial institutions for the marijuana industry picked up the endorsement of 19 state attorneys general on Tuesday. The bill would address one of the the biggest headaches for the mar...

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Lamborn alone among Colorado congressmen in opposing legalized marijuana

Colorado’s congressional delegation continued their effort this week to block the federal government’s new crackdown on marijuana use and sales … except for one congressman. Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-Colorado Springs, is siding with the Justice Department...

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Congressmen: Rescinding marijuana banking guidance would be ‘dangerous and imprudent’

Longtime congressional proponents of marijuana banking provisions are urging the U.S. Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network to keep intact marijuana banking guidance. FinCEN guidelines established in 2014 — outlining how financial instituti...

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I am heartened to see the hundreds of thousands of people who participated

in the #WomensMarch2018 in Denver and across the country. I stand with you as we continue to march on and fight for the values we cherish....

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#AYearofTrump has meant a year of chaos, culminating with a government

shutdown. Republicans' refusal to work with Democrats on a long-term, meaningful budget has resulted in this mess. It's time for Republicans to start governing responsibly and get to work for all Americans. I stand ready and waiting to work with my colleagues to fund the government and address these pressing issues before us....

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Contrary to what President Trump thinks there is no such thing as a "good

government shutdown." It could suspend important government services & hurt hardworking federal employees. The FY18 budget was supposed to be completed in April 2017. Since then the GOP-led Congress has kicked the can down the road, enacting 3 short-term spending measures in this current fiscal year. President Trump and Re...

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