Perlmutter Discusses U.S. Constitution Founding Principles During Rules Committee on Gun Violence Prevention Legislation

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Washington, D.C. – Today U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) expressed support for action on gun violence prevention measures during a House Rules Committee hearing. In his remarks, Perlmutter noted communities have been harmed and families have forever been scarred from gun violence, and called the legislation before the House “practical, simple and reasonable efforts to curb this [gun] violence.” Pe...

SAFE Banking in Bipartisan Innovation Act: Conference Committee Members Voice Support for Cannabis Banking in Final Package

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Washington, D.C. - As the House and Senate continue to negotiate the Bipartisan Innovation Act, members in both Chambers express support for inclusion of the SAFE Banking Act in the final package. The House passed the SAFE Banking Act for the sixth time as part of the America COMPETES Act in February 2022. The initial meeting of bipartisan conference committee members took place on May 9, 2022. Du...

Perlmutter Announces Support for Community Projects in 7th Congressional District

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Lakewood, Colo. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) today announced support for new projects across the 7th Congressional District as part of the Community Project Funding requests for Fiscal Year 2023. The new Community Project Funding was first available in FY2022 in which Perlmutter secured funding for ten Community Project Funding (CPF) requests, totaling $7.6 million. “All of these community pr...

Perlmutter Announces Winners of 2022 Congressional Art Show

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Lakewood, Colo. – This week, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) announced the winners of the 2022 Congressional Art Competition. This is the 16th consecutive year Perlmutter has hosted this event. The artwork was hung and on display for students and members of the public at Red Rocks Community College, culminating in an awards reception on May 6th. “With more than 130 art works submitted, this year’s...

Perlmutter Hosts Telephone Town Hall

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Lakewood, Colo. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) held a telephone town hall to discuss the latest updates on COVID-19, other current issues and to answer constituent questions. This telephone town hall was the 25th of its kind since the pandemic was declared on March 11, 2020 . To listen to a recording of the May 9th town hall, click below: LINK TO RECORDING

Perlmutter Statement on Draft Supreme Court Opinion to Overturn Roe vs. Wade

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Lakewood, Colo. – Today U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) released the following statement after reports of a draft U.S. Supreme Court opinion to overturn Roe vs. Wade, the long-standing and landmark case ensuring a woman’s right to choose. “If true, this action from the U.S. Supreme Court would be devastating for women and families across the country. Thankfully, here in Colorado, our elected offic...

Perlmutter Welcomes Members of House Science Committee to Colorado

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Lakewood, Colo. – This week, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) welcomes members of the House Science, Space & Technology Committee to the 7th Congressional District and Colorado to tour many of the world-class laboratories and companies in the state and see firsthand the important work being done in aerospace, space exploration, weather forecasting, satellite imaging, and energy efficiency and renew...

Perlmutter Announces Top Finishers in 2022 Congressional STEM App Challenge

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Lakewood, Colo. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) announced today the top finishers in the 2022 Congressional STEM App Challenge. In total, eighteen high school groups participated from Northglenn High School and Golden High School. “I continue to be impressed by the talent and enthusiasm on display during this competition year after year,” said Perlmutter. “This event is a great way to engage stu...

Perlmutter Renews Call for Senate to Pass the SAFE Banking Act

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Washington, D.C. – On the one year anniversary of H.R. 1996, the SAFE Banking Act most recently passing the U.S. House of Representatives as a standalone bill, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) sent a new letter to renew the call for the Senate to take the first step in achieving federal cannabis reform this year by passing the SAFE Banking Act. The letter today was sent to Majority Leader Chuck Sch...

GSA Administrator, Senior White House Climate Advisor, Elected Officials Promote Climate and Job Investments in Colorado

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ㅡ Today, Administrator Robin Carnahan of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) joined White House Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy, Governor Jared Polis, Congressman Ed Perlmutter, and Mayor Adam Paul for a tour of the Denver Federal Center (DFC) and press conference discussing the Biden-Harris Administration’s efforts to tackle the climate crisis while creating good paying jobs and catalyz...

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