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  • Perlmutter Holds Fourth Telephone Town Hall to Answer Constituent Questions on COVID-19
    Posted in Press Releases on April 8, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Healthcare

    Lakewood, Colo.- Today U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) held a telephone town hall with Dr. Mark Johnson, Executive Director of Jefferson County Public Health; Frances Padilla, District Director of the Colorado SBA Office; and a representative from the Colorado Department of Labor and Unemployment (CDLE). The call was to discuss the latest updates on COVID-19 and answer questions from constituents. To listen to a recording of the April 8th town hall, click below: LINK ### Read more

  • Perlmutter Introduces Legislation to Provide Additional Funding, Support for Colorado During COVID19 Pandemic
    Posted in Press Releases on April 7, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Healthcare

    Washington, D.C. – Today U.S. Reps. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) and Joe Morelle (NY-25) introduced new legislation to provide additional support for states and tribal governments to deal with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Coronavirus Assistance for States Act will provide additional funding and flexibility for states and tribal governments to adequately protect and care for their residents and help begin the economic recovery from COVID-19. The funding for each state or tribal government is... Read more

  • Members of the Colorado Delegation to Urge Expedited National Review of PPE Developed at Colorado Universities
    Posted in Press Releases on March 30, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Washington D.C.—Today Representative Neguse led members of the Colorado Delegation in sending a letter to the directors of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL) requesting expedited review of personal protective equipment (PPE) being developed at Universities in Colorado. The letter also requests the release of clear guidance on how universities can obtain expedited approval to certify release of teste... Read more

  • Perlmutter Holds Third Telephone Town Hall to Answer Constituent Questions on COVID-19
    Posted in Press Releases on March 30, 2020 | Preview rr

    Lakewood, Colo.- Today U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) held a telephone town hall with Dr. James Finigan, pulmonologist at National Jewish Health, Rebecca Post, representative from the Adams County Workforce & Business Center, and Lily Griego, Denver Region Director for the U.S. Census Bureau. The call was to discuss the latest updates on COVID-19 and answer questions from constituents. To listen to a recording of the March 30th town hall, click below: LINK Read more

  • Perlmutter Supports, Applauds Passage of Coronavirus Emergency Relief and Stabilization Package
    Posted in Press Releases on March 28, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) today issued the following statement on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The legislation provides $2 trillion in economic relief for Americans, including direct cash payments, significant expansion of unemployment insurance, small business grants, and funding for personal protective equipment. The bill will now go to the President’s desk for his signature. “This package is focused on stabilizing our economy by provi... Read more

  • Perlmutter Supports, Applauds Passage of Coronavirus Emergency Relief and Stabilization Package
    Posted in Press Releases on March 27, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) today issued the following statement on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The legislation provides $2 trillion in economic relief for Americans, including direct cash payments, significant expansion of unemployment insurance, small business grants, and funding for personal protective equipment. The bill will now go to the President’s desk for his signature. “This package is focused on stabilizing our economy by prov... Read more

  • After CARES Act Becomes Law, Colorado Delegation Urges Immediate Action for Small Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on March 27, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Immediately after President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act into law, the Colorado congressional delegation requested that the Small Business Administration immediately implement the act’s loan programs for small businesses. “The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a significant strain on American’s small businesses. We have seen businesses close and workers laid off, furloughed, or left with drastically reduced hours. Business owners are u... Read more

  • Colorado Delegation Calls on Federal Health Agency to Grant Colorado More Flexibility to Respond to Coronavirus Pandemic
    Posted in Press Releases on March 25, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Healthcare

    Washington, D.C. – Colorado U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D) and Cory Gardner (R), along with Colorado U.S. Representatives Diana DeGette (D), Joe Neguse (D), Scott Tipton (R), Ken Buck (R), Doug Lamborn (R), Jason Crow (D), and Ed Perlmutter (D), requested the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) waive certain requirements hampering the State of Colorado’s efforts to provide much-needed care to Coloradans during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. In their letter to ... Read more

  • Perlmutter Holds Second Telephone Town Hall to Answer Constituent Questions on COVID-19
    Posted in Press Releases on March 24, 2020 | Preview rr

    Lakewood, Colo. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) held a telephone town hall with Dr. Mark Johnson, executive director of Jefferson County Public Health and Frances Padilla, SBA’s Colorado District Director to discuss the latest updates on COVID-19 and answer questions from constituents and small businesses. Perlmutter plans to hold frequent telephone town halls as the coronavirus crisis continues. To listen to a recording of the March 23rd town hall, click below: LINK Read more

  • Committee Democrats Roll Out Legislation to Provide Comprehensive Stimulus and Public Policy Response to Coronavirus Pandemic
    Posted in Press Releases on March 23, 2020 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, led Committee Democrats in releasing the Financial Protections and Assistance for America’s Consumers, States, Businesses, and Vulnerable Populations Act (H.R. 6321), legislation to provide a comprehensive stimulus and public policy response to the coronavirus pandemic. “The House Financial Services Committee has been working around the clock to provide a bold fiscal stimulus an... Read more

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