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Perlmutter Celebrates Start of 2018 Olympic Winter Games as Co-Chair of Olympic and Paralympic Caucus

Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI), Dave Reichert (R-WA), Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), and Tom Rooney (R-FL), the four co-chairs of the Congressional Olympic and Paralympic Caucus, released the following statement congratulating the 242 athletes of Team USA as...

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Perlmutter Votes Against Budget Agreement

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) released the following statement after voting against the budget agreement, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives: “Congressional Republicans proved once again they cannot responsibly govern...

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Perlmutter Statement on “FISA Memo”

Lakewood, Colo. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) issued the following statement after the White House and House Intelligence Committee decided to release classified information in an unsubstianted memo prepared by Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) and his sta...

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System to Minimize Fire Not Standard in Grand Canyon Copter

Flagstaff, Ariz. (AP) -- The sightseeing helicopter that crashed at the Grand Canyon, killing three British tourists, was not required to have a system that would keep it from bursting into flames on impact, U.S. authorities said. Investigators were ...

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Colorado members of Congress forced into tough votes with latest budget agreement

DENVER – Congress brought a quick end to the second government shutdown in three weeks when it quickly passed a wide-ranging, $400 billion budget agreement early Friday morning that will fund the federal government through March 23. Many lawmakers we...

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Open the banking system to the marijuana industry

Last year, retail sales of whiskey reached $3.4 billion. By comparison, total marijuana sales across the U.S. hit nearly $9 billion in 2017 with estimates projecting sales will continue to rise to $11 billion in 2018 and $21 billion in 2021. Like whi...

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I had a great time speaking at the SLS/Orion Suppliers Conference last

week and talking about how they are helping our country move into the future with their work on both the Space Launch System and the Orion Crew Vehicle. I also found quite a few supporters of my vision of getting astronauts to Mars by 2033. With the help of all of these suppliers and my colleagues in Congress, I hope to be able...

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I have been urging for a ban on bump stocks since 2013 because these devices

significantly increase the firing rate of semi-automatic weapons, turning them into military-grade weapons. I hope the Trump administration does more than just "propose" regulations and instead specifically directs the ATF to ban these devices once and for all....

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I had the great honor of meeting a few old friends for lunch this week.

I traveled to Iwo Jima with these gentlemen, most of whom are WWII veterans, in 2012. It was great to catch up with them....

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