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  • Support growing for Safe Banking Act
    Posted in In the News on June 13, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    Content originally published by Denver 7 on June 13, 2019. Read more

  • Is America’s next big leap off earth just a ‘moondoggle’?
    Posted in In the News on June 13, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Aerospace

    In about three years, if all goes as planned, the American government will launch a cylinder-shaped module 250 million miles into space and insert it into orbit around the moon. Next will come another capsule, then another, all to be joined into a human habitat orbiting as close as 1,000 miles to the lunar surface. On one end will be two massive wings with solar panels; on the other, a docked spacecraft that will shuttle humans back and forth between the moon and Earth. The Lunar Gateway is the ... Read more

  • Two new bills in Congress propose a helping hand for a hurting industry
    Posted in In the News on June 13, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    Coloradans will soon receive a campaign-style mailer that takes aim at tax handouts for special interests and corporate welfare, featuring the face of Colorado U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Denver. The mailer is part of a multi-year, multi-million dollar campaign, said Americans for Prosperity, the conservative organization behind the campaign. The first phase of the nationwide campaign is, in total, a seven-figure buy, an AFP spokesman said. Bennet isn't up for re-election until 2024, but he's an... Read more

  • Colorado delegates at D-Day anniversary event
    Posted in In the News on June 11, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans and the New VA Medical Center

    Reps. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) and Jason Crow (CO-06) are pictured during the bipartisan congressional delegation trip to Normandy, France to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Allied D-Day invasion. The congressional delegation was also joined by President Donald Trump as part of his current European trip. Content originally published by the Centennial Citizen on June 11, 2019. Read more

  • “It’s been awhile”: A Colorado congressman jumped out of a plane to commemorate D-Day
    Posted in In the News on June 9, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans and the New VA Medical Center

    It has been nearly 15 years since U.S. Rep. Jason Crow, a former Army Ranger and member of the 82nd Airborne Division, parachuted in service to his country. “It’s been awhile,” he said in an interview Friday. But the Aurora Democrat took to the skies again Sunday in France when he leaped from a plane to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the broader allied invasion of France during World War II, which was led by paratroopers in the same unit Crow once belonged to. “It means a great de... Read more

  • Colorado Rep Ed Perlmutter joins us from the Normandy American Cemetery
    Posted in In the News on June 6, 2019 | Preview rr

    Listen to the interview here. Content originally published by KOA on June 6, 2019. Read more

  • Bipartisan Marijuana Banking Bill Quietly Advances In House As Floor Vote Approaches
    Posted in In the News on June 6, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    A bipartisan marijuana banking bill has taken three new steps closer to a full floor vote in the House of Representatives after it was formally reported by one committee, another key panel discharged the legislation and it was placed on the body’s Union Calendar. The proposal, which would protect banks that service state-legal cannabis businesses from being penalized by federal regulators, was approved earlier this year by the House Financial Services Committee. On Wednesday, the committee issue... Read more

  • Colorado Representatives Take Part In Commemorating D-Day In France
    Posted in In the News on June 6, 2019 | Preview rr

    Two Colorado Congressmen are among the many Americans in France this week to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Ed Perlmutter and Jason Crow are part of a bipartisan congressional delegation led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and took part in the ceremony at Normandy American Cemetery with President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron. President Trump paid tribute to veterans of the battle, saying, “You are the pride of our nation. You are the glory of our republic. And we t... Read more

  • GOP Senator has 'pretty good confidence' Congress will pass weed legislation
    Posted in In the News on June 6, 2019 | Preview rr

    Key bipartisan lawmakers say they are confident Congress will move on legislation designed to free cannabis businesses from the risk of breaking federal laws. “I actually have some pretty good confidence that we can move forward on a solution this year,” Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) told Yahoo Finance about the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States Act (“STATES Act”), a bill he co-sponsored with Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and one of several bills introduced in ... Read more

  • Lawmakers Work New Angles To Pass Marijuana Banking Legislation
    Posted in In the News on June 3, 2019 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    Advocates of expanding marijuana businesses’ access to banks are pursuing two new strategies: amending pending standalone legislation to broaden its GOP appeal as well as supporting a separate a rider on the issue that was recently attached to a large-scale appropriations bill. While lawmakers have primarily focused on the bipartisan standalone bill, which would provide safeguards for banks that service marijuana businesses in states where it’s legal, House Democratic leaders released a new vers... Read more

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