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Perlmutter Recognized as 2017 Legislator of the Year by South West Transit Association

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) was awarded the 2017 Legislator of the Year award by the South West Transit Association (SWTA). The Colorado Association of Transit Agencies (CASTA), in conjunction with the Regional Transportation D...

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Perlmutter Reacts to President Trump’s Budget Blueprint

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2018: “At the start of the new Congress I said I would look for ways to work with the President and t...

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Perlmutter Introduces Legislation to Help Stop Corruption and Foreign Bribery under the Trump Administration

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) today introduced legislation that would enable individuals and companies to take legal action against corporate corruption. Current law only allows the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities ...

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Honoring Vietnam War Era Veterans, Many Of Whom Who Feel Forgotten

Many Vietnam War era veterans have waited decades for recognition. Hundreds of them will be honored during several ceremonies being held to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. The first one is Friday, March 24 in Lakewood. These cere...

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Congressman Ed Perlmutter Named South West Transit Association Legislator of the Year

South West Transit Association (SWTA) honored U.S. Congressman Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) with the organization’s 2017 Legislator of the Year Award. Even on a cold snowy morning more than 50 transit leaders from across SWTA’s eight-state region braved wint...

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Colorado’s Congressional delegation responds to President Trump’s budget proposal

Colorado’s Congressional delegation responded Thursday to President Donald Trump’s budget proposals by using their social media accounts and issuing formal statements. U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) released the following statement in response to Pr...

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My office has received more than 2000 calls, emails, letters and faxes

asking me to oppose the GOP health care bill. I hear you and I oppose the bill. Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to contact me. Additionally, there is a new CBO analysis to account for changes Republicans have made to their health care bill. 24 million Americans would still lose coverage and there would be less sav...

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This is Julia (and her mom and dad) from Thornton. Julia is a heart transplant

recipient who has benefited from many different parts of the Affordable Care Act like protections for people with preexisting conditions and no lifetime caps. However, under the GOP health care plan, premiums and deductibles will increase and the quality of plans will decrease, meaning Julia’s family will be stuck with ...

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The GOP health care bill is bad, but Republicans are intent on making it

even worse. Proposed amendments further restrict Medicaid coverage for low-income beneficiaries. This change combined with a weakened tax credit system will make health coverage simply unaffordable for many families in Colorado and across the country....

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New CBO score shows the bill got worse: 24 million would still lose coverage & less savings. #PayMoreForLess https://t.co/ZNew06xXiB

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I’ve received more than 1500 letters/emails & 500 calls asking me to oppose the GOP healthcare bill. I hear you & will oppose the bill.

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