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  • Colorado Congressional Delegation Celebrates Lighting of U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree
    Posted in Press Releases on December 2, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy/Environment

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the entire Colorado Congressional Delegation released a joint statement celebrating this year’s U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, which traveled from Western Colorado to Washington, D.C. in November, ahead of the lighting ceremony in our nation’s capital: “From the spread of the coronavirus to the economic downturn, this year has challenged us all. But through these challenges, people from across Colorado have come together to support one another and bring hope to their comm... Read more

  • Colorado Congressional Delegation Continues to Press Trump to Extend and Expand Funding to Support Colorado National Guard COVID-19 Response Efforts
    Posted in Press Releases on December 2, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the entire Colorado Congressional Delegation sent a third letter to President Donald Trump asking for extended and expanded federal funding for the Colorado National Guard (CONG) to support their efforts in the fight against the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Colorado Governor Jared Polis also sent his formal request to Trump on November 23, 2020 asking for an extension of federal authorization and funding through July 31, 2021. The funding was originally approved... Read more

  • Perlmutter Announces Military Service Academy Nominations
    Posted in Press Releases on November 20, 2020 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) has announced the 2020 nomination slate for appointments to the U.S. Military Service Academies. In total, 33 students from the 7th Congressional District received nominations to one or more of the academies. “These students represent the best and the brightest of our community, and it’s an honor and a privilege to have the opportunity to nominate them to serve our country,” said Perlmutter. “Their dedication to their country and community is inspiring, and I wish... Read more

  • Perlmutter Statement on Testing Positive for COVID-19
    Posted in Press Releases on November 17, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) tonight issued the following statement: “I learned today that I have tested positive for COVID-19. As of now, I am asymptomatic and I’m feeling good. I am currently in Washington D.C. and plan to isolate in my apartment while continuing to work and voting remotely. “I’ve been taking precautions like so many Coloradans over the past eight months. This serves as an important reminder that this virus is highly contagious and should be taken serious... Read more

  • Perlmutter Statement on the Passage of the Heroes Act
    Posted in Press Releases on October 1, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy/Environment, Jobs & the Economy, Seniors, Healthcare, K-12 Education, Transportation, Housing

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) issued the following statement after voting for H.R. 925, the updated Heroes Act, the next major federal relief package addressing the COVID-19 crisis: “I voted for the updated Heroes Act, a comprehensive package to combat COVID-19, stabilize our economy, and support families, workers, small businesses, and state and local governments. The impact of this virus and the blow to our economy is massive, and Congress’ response must confront this chal... Read more

  • U.S. Rep. Perlmutter Statement on the Passing of Justice Ginsburg
    Posted in Press Releases on September 22, 2020 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. - On Friday, we lost one of the greatest Justices in American history. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a mother, a wife, and a legal giant who never shirked from a fight for justice when she saw an injustice. She never stopped fighting for equality for all. Her legacy will live on in my daughters and granddaughters. Now, it is our time to pick up that fight, to never stop standing up for the values we hold dear ensuring no one is discriminated against for having a pre-existing i... Read more

  • Perlmutter’s Space Weather Bill Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on September 16, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Aerospace, Energy/Environment

    Washington D.C. – The Promoting Research and Observations of Space Weather to Improve the Forecasting of Tomorrow (PROSWIFT) Act, sponsored by U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) and cosponsored by U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (AL-05), today passed the U.S. House of Representatives. This bipartisan legislation is aimed at expanding the scientific understanding and forecasting of space weather, the naturally occurring variations in the space environment between the sun and the Earth. The Senate passed the neg... Read more

  • Congressman Perlmutter Participates in “Day of Action” at the Felix Sparks Post Office Building
    Posted in Press Releases on August 18, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    Lakewood, Colo.- On Tuesday, August 18, 2020, Congressman Perlmutter participated in a ‘Postal Service Day of Action’ at the Felix Sparks Post Office building in Lakewood, Colorado to speak out against the Trump Administrations attempt to sabotage mail service. “The United States Postal Service has been an institution and a pillar of our democracy since our country was founded. The post office provides a critical service to all of us, particularly seniors, Veterans and people with chronic illnes... Read more

  • Bennet, Members of the Colorado Congressional Delegation Express Concern Over Trump Administration Decision to Cut Census Efforts Short
    Posted in Press Releases on August 12, 2020 | Preview rr

    Today, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet led Colorado U.S. Representatives Diana DeGette (D), Jason Crow (D), Joe Neguse (D), and Ed Perlmutter (D) in a letter to Congressional leadership expressing their concern over the Trump Administration’s decision to end census field data collection activities by the end of September. In the letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), and House Min... Read more

  • Perlmutter Introduces Legislation to Create Jobs, Encourage Energy Efficiency in Housing
    Posted in Press Releases on August 11, 2020 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy/Environment, Jobs & the Economy, Housing

    Lakewood, Colo. – Today U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) introduced new legislation to encourage greater energy efficiency and sustainability in the nation’s housing supply while creating new jobs in the green economy. The Green Neighborhoods Act of 2020 would require the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to implement energy efficiency standards and incentives for new and existing housing structures. Specifically, new single family or multifamily residences, existing single f... Read more

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