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  • Perlmutter Hosts Discussion with Artemis Astronaut, NASA Administrator
    Posted in Press Releases on January 15, 2021 | Preview rr
    Tags: Aerospace

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) this week hosted a discussion with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine and Artemis Astronaut Matthew Dominick and students of the 7th Congressional District. On the virtual town hall, Dominick, a native of Wheat Ridge, Colorado, shared his journey of graduating from high school in Golden, Colorado to becoming an astronaut and what he is looking forward to most about the Artemis missions. Administrator Bridenstine weighed in with what NASA has acc... Read more

  • Perlmutter Statement After Voting to Impeach Donald Trump for a Second Time
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2021 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) issued the following statement after supporting H. Res. 24, Impeaching Donald Trump, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors, specifically “incitement of insurrection”: “This is one of the most solemn weeks of my career as a member of Congress. I couldn’t imagine what would prompt me to pursue another impeachment of Donald Trump. And then a violent mob attacked one of the most sacred symbols of our democracy, the U.S. Ca... Read more

  • Hill and Perlmutter Introduce Bipartisan Resolution to Honor the United States Capitol Police
    Posted in Press Releases on January 12, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON D.C. — Today, Rep. French Hill (R-AR) and Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) introduced H.Res.39, a resolution to honor United States Capitol Police Officer Brian D. Sicknick and United States Capitol Police Officer Howard Liebengood, along with the United States Capitol Police and other federal and local law enforcement officers who courageously defended the U.S. Capitol during the attack of January 6, 2021. “As we recover from the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol, I am humbled and hono... Read more

  • Chairman McGovern Welcomes Members to the House Rules Committee for the 117th Congress
    Posted in Press Releases on January 8, 2021 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, DC —Rules Committee Chairman James P. McGovern (D-MA) today welcomed members appointed to the committee for the 117th Congress. The following Democratic members were appointed this afternoon: Rep. Alcee Hastings (FL-20), Rep. Norma Torres (CA-35), Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-7) Rep. Jamie Raskin (MD-8), Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (PA-5), Rep. Joseph D. Morelle (NY-25), Rep. Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), and Rep. Deborah Ross (NC-02). “Serving on the House Rules Committee is an honor that gives memb... Read more

  • Perlmutter Statement Following Attack on U.S. Capitol
    Posted in Press Releases on January 7, 2021 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) released the following statement after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the United States Capitol: “I am filled with sadness and anger following the attack on the U.S. Capitol today. It is the result of a fever that has been building for weeks, months and years and which has only been further incited by President Trump. Today is a point of inflection and reflection, and we need to say enough. This only strengthens our resolve to get ... Read more

  • Perlmutter Statement on Joint Session of Congress to Certify Electoral College Vote Count
    Posted in Press Releases on January 6, 2021 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Today U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) released the following statement regarding the Joint Session of Congress on January 6, 2021 to certify the Electoral College votes showing Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as the next President and Vice President of the United States. “Today I look forward to upholding the oath I took just three days ago to support and defend the Constitution of the United States by opposing these illegal and unconstitutional efforts to overturn the results of ... Read more

  • Congressman Neguse, Bipartisan Colorado Delegation Urge Expedited Approval of FEMA Major Disaster Declaration for Wildfire Recovery
    Posted in Press Releases on December 23, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy/Environment

    Washington D.C.—Today, Congressman Joe Neguse and the entire bipartisan Colorado delegation sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging swift support for Governor Polis’s request to designate Colorado’s wildfires as a Major Disaster to bring in needed recovery funds for the state. “Devastating wildfires have occurred across our state, forcing evacuations, threatening air and water quality, and destroying homes and businesses. Given the historic nature of these fires and their devastating impa... Read more

  • Perlmutter Applauds Passage of Long Overdue COVID Relief
    Posted in Press Releases on December 21, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Aerospace, Energy/Environment, Jobs & the Economy, K-12 Education

    Washington D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) today applauded the passage of H.R. 133, the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act. “While additional relief should have come months ago, I’m glad Congress reached agreement on a COVID relief package to extend several programs such as rental assistance, student loan deferment, and small business funding while providing support for individuals and families through direct payments and unemployment assistance,” said Perlmut... Read more

  • WILSON, PERLMUTTER SECURE PERMANENT AUTHORIZATION OF OMBUDSMAN FOR ENERGY EMPLOYEES OCCUPATIONAL ILLNESS COMPENSATION PROGRAM
    Posted in Press Releases on December 9, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy/Environment, Jobs & the Economy, Healthcare

    On December 8, the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with permanent authorization of the Office of the Ombudsman for the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICP). Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) and Congressman Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) worked through the entire bill process to ensure this critical legislation made it to the President’s desk. “I am grateful that this year’s NDAA included permanent autho... Read more

  • Perlmutter Applauds Passage of NDAA
    Posted in Press Releases on December 8, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Foreign Affairs, Veterans and the New VA Medical Center

    Washington D.C. – Today U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) applauded the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2021, which includes several provisions important for Colorado. “I’m proud the NDAA includes several of my provisions prioritizing the health and environmental safety of Coloradans, specifically firefighters and former nuclear weapons workers,” said Perlmutter. “This bill strengthens our national security and provides critical support for our troops and military families... Read more

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