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Perlmutter Helps Introduce Legislation to Ensure “Excepted” Federal Employees are Eligible for Earned Unemployment Benefits

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) joined with Rep. Katie Hill (CA-25) to introduce H.R. 1117, the Shutdown Fairness Act to clarify that federal employees forced to work without pay during government shutdowns are eligible for ...

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Perlmutter Supports Agreement to Keep Government Open, Fund Border Security

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) voted in support of H.J. Res. 31, the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2019 to fund border security and avoid another partial government shutdown. “While it is by no means perfect, this conference ...

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First Congressional Hearing Held on Cannabis Banking

Washington, D.C. – Today the House Financial Services’ Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions held the first-ever congressional hearing on the issue of cannabis banking. Today, 47 states plus the District of Columbia permit ad...

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Congress poised to put Trump in veto bind

President Trump has not issued a veto since taking office more than two years ago, but that may soon change. The House will move a step closer to a major confrontation with Trump by voting as soon as Wednesday on a resolution that would cut off U.S. ...

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House Democrats postpone vote on leadership term limits

House Democratic leaders have postponed a planned vote on leadership term limits, with no date set yet for any action on the controversial issue, according to Democratic lawmakers and aides. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-Colo.) announced in a House Democrati...

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Congressional hearing on marijuana banking boosts industry hopes for reform, but passage far from assured

Major issues facing the cannabis industry, such as limited access to banking services, have stalled in Congress without even getting a hearing, much less a floor vote. That will change Wednesday, when a subcommittee of the now-Democratic-controlled H...

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What are you hiding? #FollowTheFacts #LetMuellerWork

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Americans have had enough of the #CultureOfCorruption in Washington. I'm

proud to support #HR1, a once-in-a-generation reform bill to clean up Washington and return to government of, by and #ForThePeople!...

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While it is by no means perfect, this conference agreement represents a

compromise between Democrats and Republicans and between the House and Senate to fully fund the government. This bill does not, nor was it intended to solve our broken immigration system. As I’ve said numerous times, Congress must pass comprehensive immigration reform. This agreement keeps the federal government open and avo...

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