Perlmutter Holds Subcommittee Hearing to Examine Trends in Financial Institution Charters to Ensure Sufficient Oversight and Consumer Protection

| Posted in Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) convened a Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions hearing to review modern trends in financial institution charters and examine the best way to regulate companies that behave like banks but operate without full banking regulations. The majority of witnesses in today’s hearing have connections to Colorado, including Er... Read more »

Senators Hoeven, Bennet, Representatives Perlmutter, Long Introduce Truth In Buffalo Labeling Act

| Posted in Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Senators John Hoeven (R-N.D.) and Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) and Representatives Ed Perlmutter (D-Colo.) and Billy Long (R-Mo.) today introduced the Truth in Buffalo Labeling Act, legislation to prevent water buffalo products from being deceptively labeled as buffalo, which misleads consumers and negatively impacts the U.S. bison industry. The bipartisan bill provides the Food and... Read more »

Perlmutter Applauds President Biden’s Actions to Reduce Gun Violence

| Posted in Press Releases

Lakewood, Colo. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) today applauded President Biden and his administration for taking executive actions to reduce gun violence. The six Executive Orders include a rule to ensure devices such as a stabilizing brace which appears to have been used in the recent shooting in Boulder, Colorado would be subject to the requirements of the National Firearms Act. “There have ... Read more »

Perlmutter, Emmer Introduce Credit Union Governance Modernization Act

| Posted in Press Releases

Washington, D.C. - Today, Congressmen Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) and Tom Emmer (MN-06) introduced bipartisan legislation that updates credit union practices and improves employee and member safety. The Credit Union Governance Modernization Act updates the credit union member expulsion process while ensuring a fair procedure for reinstatement. Current law requires a federal credit union to hold a vote o... Read more »

Perlmutter Helps Lead Letter Asking Biden Administration to Regulate Concealable Assault-Style Rifles

| Posted in Press Releases

Lakewood, Colo. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07), along with other members of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, sent a letter to President Biden asking him to take Executive Action to regulate concealable assault-style rifles, like the firearm used in the recent tragedy in Boulder, Colorado. Under the National Firearms Art, the administration has the ability to regulate such firearms.... Read more »

Perlmutter, 46 Members of Congress Urge the Biden Administration to Utilize Science to Prevent & Respond to Wildfires

| Posted in Press Releases

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Representatives Zoe Lofgren (CA-19), Jerry McNerney (CA-09), Ed Perlmutter (CO-07), Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01) and California Senators Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla led 47 members of Congress in urging the Biden Administration to “go big” on funding for science-based strategies to prevent and respond to destructive wildfires. The lawmakers called for the Administration to i... Read more »

Perlmutter Receives First-Ever Award for Work to Help People With Epilepsy

| Posted in Press Releases

Lakewood, Colo. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) was honored by the Epilepsy Foundation during their annual advocacy conference and presented with the Foundation’s inaugural Tony Coelho Impact Award. Perlmutter has been a longtime champion for the epilepsy community. In the House’s FY 2021 Appropriations, Perlmutter helped secure a $4 million increase for the VA Epilepsy Centers of Excellence to ... Read more »

Perlmutter Statement on Boulder Shooting

| Posted in Press Releases

Lakewood, Colo. - U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) issued the following statement after reports of a mass shooting at a King Soopers in Boulder, Colorado: “I am devastated to learn of yet another incident of gun violence in our community. As a two-time graduate of CU Boulder, the city holds a special place for me, my family and our state. My heart breaks for those impacted by today’s violence, and... Read more »

SAFE Banking Act Reintroduced as Momentum for Cannabis Reform Continues to Grow

| Posted in Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) reintroduced his landmark legislation to reform federal cannabis laws and reduce the public safety risk in communities across the country. The bipartisan H.R. 1996, the Secure and Fair Enforcement (SAFE) Banking Act of 2021 - authored by Perlmutter and sponsored by Reps. Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY-07), Steve Stivers (R-OH-15), and Warren David... Read more »

Perlmutter Holds First Subcommittee Hearing to Discuss How to Help Consumers During the Pandemic

| Posted in Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) convened a Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions hearing to explore gaps in consumer protections during the pandemic and evaluate policy responses to ensure all consumers and small business owners can get through this period of uncertainty and share in the economic recovery. In his first hearing as chairman, Perlmutt... Read more »

Stay Connected

Sign up to get Ed's newsletter delivered straight to your inbox.

Upcoming Events

See the upcoming events on Ed's calendar.

View More