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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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This is troubling news. We must act to reduce the serious threat of climate

change....

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I first introduced this legislation in 2013 to get cash off the streets

and reduce the threat of crime, robbery and assault in our communities. Voters have spoken on this issue and voted to legalize some form of marijuana in nearly every state in the country. States are taking responsible steps to regulate the industry and we must ensure that includes access to the banking system....

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Last week, we saw immigrants and countries across the globe disparaged.

Last month, we saw a hit to economic equality with the passage of a GOP tax bill that favors the rich and hurts hardworking families. Before that, we saw our healthcare and public lands threatened. This past year, many of our shared values have come under attack by President Trump and his administration. Today, as we remember...

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