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Perlmutter Bill to Allow Cancer Patients to Defer Student Loans Expected to Become Law

Washington, D.C. — The text of H.R. 2976, the Deferment for Active Cancer Treatment Act, introduced by U.S. Reps. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), was successfully included in the bipartisan fiscal year 2019 Defense, Labor, Health...

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Bipartisan Bill to Combat Financing of Terrorism Passes House

Washington, D.C. – A bipartisan bill introduced by U.S. Reps. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) and Steve Pearce (R-NM) aimed at detecting and preventing terrorism and other illicit finance activity passed the U.S. House of Representatives today. The FinCEN Impro...

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Colorado Air and Space Port Granted Site Operator License from Federal Aviation Administration

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted a site operator license to Colorado Air and Space Port after a 180-day review period, the 11th such license granted in the United States. Colorado Air and Space Port will serve as America’s hub fo...

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Coloradans may figure in Nancy Pelosi’s future

For Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, the August recess was all about November. After eight years in the minority, Democrats are in their best position to retake the House, and they’re trying not to mess it up. But the August recess was...

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DEBT VALLEY | A young Norristown woman got cancer, while her student loans piled up

Julie Hlebik of Norristown was excited to go to college, but before she earned a degree, she got cancer. Her education journey turned into a nightmare of doctors' visits, chemotherapy, proton therapy — and student-loan debt piling up. "I just kept g...

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Survey: Outdoors fund benefits all businesses

The preponderance of business owners in Colorado and three other western states believe the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund has been beneficial to their bottom lines, according to a recent survey. A poll of more than 800 mostly small-busine...

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Tomorrow is a great opportunity to spend some time in one of Colorado's

four state parks. The next (and last) free park day of 2018 will be November 11 in honor of Veterans Day....

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This week I had the opportunity to meet with members of the Rocky Mountain

Chapter of the Junior Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) - including Sabrina, a 10 year old girl who was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes last year. Despite her pre-existing condition, Sabrina is able to get health coverage because of the Affordable Care Act. Sabrina's story is one of the many reasons why I continue to fig...

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After serving more than 21 years both on active duty in the Marine Corps

and in the Colorado Army National Guard, Gerry Spann was entitled to six medals, five ribbons and two pins. Yesterday I was honored to present Gerry with these awards and decorations. Thank you for your service, Gerry!...

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