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  • On the 5 Year Anniversary of Frisco Flight for Life Crash, Neguse and Perlmutter Push for Passage of Helicopter Fuel Safety Legislation
    Posted in Press Releases on July 2, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Washington D.C.— On the 5 year anniversary of the Flight for Life helicopter crash that took the life of Patrick Mahany and severely injured the two flight nurses on board in Frisco, Colorado, Congressman Joe Neguse (CO-02), alongside Congressman Ed Perlmutter (CO-07), is pushing for Congress to take up the Safe Helicopters Now Act, legislation introduced by the pair to provide helicopter operators with a tax credit for retrofitting existing emergency medical helicopters with safer fuel systems.... Read more

  • Perlmutter Supports Moving Forward Act, Inclusion of Priorities Important to Colorado
    Posted in Press Releases on July 1, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Infrastructure

    Washington, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) today voted for H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, a comprehensive infrastructure plan to rebuild America’s roads, bridges, transit systems, schools, housing, renewable energy infrastructure, broadband access, and much more. The $1.5 trillion package reauthorizes surface transportation programs, including the critical Highway Trust Fund, for five years. “Congress needs to continue to provide additional relief to support families, small businesses, ... Read more

  • Perlmutter Supports Major Police Reform Legislation as it Passes U.S. House
    Posted in Press Releases on June 25, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Equal Rights

    Lakewood, Colo. – An original cosponsor of H.R. 7120, the Justice in Policing Act, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) today voted in support of the sweeping legislation which will address systemic racial discrimination by law enforcement by holding police accountable, improving transparency of police misconduct and use-of-force, and improving police training and practices. “Every incident of excessive police force against an unarmed African American or person of color – anywhere – is wrong. Every p... Read more

  • Colorado Congressional Delegation, Governor, Lieutenant Governor Highlight Transformative Legislation for Colorado’s Military Families in Letter to Defense Department, Air Force
    Posted in Press Releases on June 25, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Aerospace, Jobs & the Economy

    Washington, D.C. – Following Governor Jared Polis’ signing of Colorado House Bill 20-1326, legislation to improve military spouse licensure practices in the state, the entire Colorado Congressional Delegation, Polis, and Lieutenant Governor Dianne Primavera wrote to Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett to highlight the new Colorado law and further demonstrate that Colorado is the best state to serve as the permanent home of the U.S. Space Command. Following undivi... Read more

  • Neguse, DeGette, Perlmutter and Crow Call For COVID-19 Relief Funding for Local Museums and Historic Preservation
    Posted in Press Releases on June 24, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    Washington D.C.— Congressman Joe Neguse has sent a letter along with Congresswoman Diana DeGette, Congressman Ed Perlmutter and Congressman Jason Crow, calling on the House Committee on Appropriations to include $515 million in future Coronavirus relief funding for State Historic Preservation Officers (“SHPOs”), Tribal Historic Preservation Officers (“THPOs”), and small museums. In a letter addressed to House Committee on Appropriations Chairwoman Nita Lowey and Ranking Member Kay Granger, Congr... Read more

  • Perlmutter Holds 10th Telephone Town Hall to Discuss COVID-19
    Posted in Press Releases on June 22, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Healthcare

    Today U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) held a telephone town hall with Dr. Mark Johnson, Executive Director of Jefferson County Public Health; Francis Padilla, SBA Colorado District Director; and Daniel Chase, Chief of Staff at CDLE. The call was to discuss the latest updates on COVID-19 and answer questions from constituents. To listen to a recording of the June 22nd town hall, click below: LINK Read more

  • Perlmutter Statement on Supreme Court Decision on DACA
    Posted in Press Releases on June 18, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Equal Rights, Immigration

    Lakewood, Colo. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) issued the following statement after the Supreme Court ruled against the Trump administration’s attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The DACA program provides nearly 800,000 Dreamers, including about 17,000 in Colorado, relief from deportation. “Today’s Supreme Court ruling upholds our nation’s values and reaffirms the U.S. as a nation of immigrants and opportunity. “In Colorado, we know Dreamers are ou... Read more

  • Perlmutter Statement on the Senate Passage of the Great American Outdoors Act
    Posted in Press Releases on June 17, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy/Environment

    Lakewood, Colo. - U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) released the following statement after the Senate passed the Great American Outdoors Act, voting for the first time to fully and permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF): “We have a responsibility to protect and preserve our public lands for future generations and to ensure everyone can enjoy our national parks, national monuments and national wildlife refuges. I have worked to fully fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (... Read more

  • Perlmutter Cosponsors Justice in Policing Act
    Posted in Press Releases on June 15, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Equal Rights

    Lakewood, Colo. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) became an original cosponsor of H.R. 7120, the Justice in Policing Act, House Democrats’ proposal to address systemic racial discrimination by law enforcement by holding police accountable, improving transparency of police misconduct and use-of-force, and improving police training and practices. “Every incident of excessive police force against an unarmed African American or person of color – anywhere – is wrong. Every person in this count... Read more

  • Perlmutter Announces 2020 Congressional Art Competition Winners
    Posted in Press Releases on June 3, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: K-12 Education

    Lakewood, Colo. — Today U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) announced the winning artwork from Colorado’s 7th Congressional District in the 2020 Congressional Art Competition. Due to COVID-19, this year’s art competition was held virtually, with students submitting their artwork and judges assessing the pieces online. Perlmutter welcomed submissions from 20 students from six different high schools in the district – Lakewood High School, Golden High School, Adams City High School, D’Evelyn High Schoo... Read more

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