Perlmutter Holds First Telephone Town Hall of 2022

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Lakewood, Colo. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) held a telephone town hall with Dr. Rachel Herlihy, Colorado's State Epidemiologist; Diana Herrero, Deputy Director of the Colorado State Division of Disease Control and Public Health Response; and Lynn Kimbrough from FEMA to discuss the latest updates on COVID-19, the Marshall Fire recovery, other issues facing Congress, and answer constituent que...

Perlmutter Statement on the Anniversary of the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol

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Lakewood, Colo. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) issued the following statement on the one year anniversary of the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol: “One year ago, our democracy faced an unprecedented attack - a direct attack on liberty, on freedom, and on people’s right to vote. It was also an attack on individuals, many of whom were career public servants and law enforcement officials. Th...

Perlmutter Recaps Work on Behalf of Constituents, District in 2021

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Lakewood, Colo. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) released his annual end of year report for 2021, which details the office’s work on behalf of the people of the 7th Congressional District and Colorado. “2021 was another challenging year for many Colorado residents and businesses. I'm proud of the work I was able to accomplish in Congress this year, including supporting several significant pieces ...

Lawmakers urge EPA to institute new rules for nation’s chemical plants

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – All six Democratic members of Colorado’s congressional delegation today sent a letter – led by U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) – calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to institute strict new safety measures at chemical plants across the country to better protect the health and safety of nearby residents. In the letter to EPA Administrator Michael Regan, the lawmaker...

Perlmutter Statement on SAFE Banking

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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) released the following statement today after the House Rules Committee hearing where the FY22 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) was not amended to include the SAFE Banking Act: “As has been the case with cannabis reforms nationally, progress takes time but the will of the people will prevail. I thank my colleagues in the Rules Committee fo...

Perlmutter Attends Inaugural National Space Council Meeting

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Washington, D.C. – As a member of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee and space enthusiast, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) today attended the inaugural National Space Council meeting under the Biden-Harris Administration. During the meeting, Vice President Harris announced the release of the United States Space Priorities Framework which will help guide the Council as it works to de...

Perlmutter Spearheads Legislative Package to Support and Preserve Local Journalism

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Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) joined Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11), along with Congressmen Jamie Raskin (MD-08) and David Cicilline (RI-01), in introducing two pieces of legislation aimed at supporting and protecting local journalism, and honoring its role in bolstering our democracy, holding government accountable, and informing the electorate. The Saving Local N...

Perlmutter Supports Transformative Investment to Create Jobs, Support Families and the Economy, and Combat Climate Change

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Washington, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) today supported H.R. 5376, the Build Back Better Act, a once-in-a-generation piece of legislation to create jobs, support families and the economy, and take real action in the fight against climate change. All of these investments will be fully paid for by revenue raised through the bill by making corporations and the wealthiest pay their fair sha...

Congressional Olympic and Paralympic Caucus Co-Chairs Call for Diplomatic Boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Games

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WASHINGTON – Congressional Olympic and Paralympic Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI), Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), Rep. John Curtis (R-UT), and Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY) yesterday introduced a resolution calling for a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympic and Paralympic Games. According to the U.S. State Department, the Chinese Communist Party “has committed genocide against the pre...

Perlmutter Announces 2021 Military Service Academy Nominations

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Lakewood, Colo. – Today U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) announced the 2021 roster of U.S. Military Service Academy nominations. In total, 32 students from the 7th Congressional District received nominations to one or more of the U.S. Service Academies. “These students represent the best and the brightest of our community, many excelling in athletics and all demonstrating a dedication to their comm...

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