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  • Perlmutter, Local Communities Celebrate Official Opening of North I-25 Express Lanes
    Posted in Press Releases on April 4, 2016 | Preview rr

    The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE) celebrated the end of construction of the North I-25 Express Lanes with a ribbon-cutting ceremony near 104th Avenue. The ceremony commemorated the local, state and federal collaboration that went into the construction and delivery of the North I-25 Express Lanes between US 36 and 120th Avenue. Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Administrator Gregory Nadeau, Senator Cory Gardner and Congress... Read more

  • Perlmutter Continues Quest to Send Humans to Mars by 2033
    Posted in Press Releases on March 25, 2016 | Preview rr

    Perlmutter Continues Quest to Send Humans to Mars by 2033 Administrator Bolden agrees “NASA can’t stop at the moon” As a member of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) participated in a hearing with NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden about funding for NASA’s space and aeronautics programs in FY2017. The President's FY2017 request for NASA's appropriated funding is $18.262 billion, about a $1 billion cut from the $19.285 billion Congress appropriated... Read more

  • New Dems Release Report on American Prosperity Agenda
    Posted in Press Releases on March 21, 2016 | Preview rr

    New Dems Release Report on American Prosperity Agenda Includes Four Bills Introduced by Rep. Perlmutter This week, the New Democrat Coalition - of which U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) is a member - released a report detailing efforts of its members to advance the tenets laid out in the Coalition’s American Prosperity Agenda. The Prosperity Agenda, originally released in March 2015, outlines 24 principles the group supports to grow the economy, preserve the American Dream, and make government w... Read more

  • Perlmutter Statement on Nomination of Judge Merrick Garland for Supreme Court Justice
    Posted in Press Releases on March 16, 2016 | Preview rr

    Perlmutter Statement on Nomination of Judge Merrick Garland for Supreme Court Justice “Today, President Obama fulfilled his constitutional responsibility by nominating Chief Judge Merrick Garland to be a Supreme Court Justice. With more federal judicial experience than any other Supreme Court nominee in history and widely recognized as one of the best appellate judges in the country, Judge Garland is undeniably one of the most qualified individuals to serve on our nation’s highest court. "Judge... Read more

  • Perlmutter Invites Students to Participate in Annual Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on February 29, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: K-12 Education

    Perlmutter Invites Students to Participate in Annual Congressional Art Competition U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) invites all high school students from the 7th Congressional District to participate in the annual Congressional Art Competition. Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in each congressional district across the country. Since the Artistic Discovery competition began in 1982, more than 650,... Read more

  • Perlmutter Introduces Regulatory Relief Legislation for “Traditional Banks”
    Posted in Press Releases on February 29, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Ashley Verville ashley.verville@mail.house.gov | (303) 274-7944 Perlmutter Introduces Regulatory Relief Legislation for “Traditional Banks” Helps community banks and other non-systemic banksstruggling with increased regulatory burden and costs U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) introduced legislation today to provide targeted relief to “traditional banks” - institutions that do not require extra regulatory scrutiny or pose a systemic risk to the economy. The Tr... Read more

  • Representative Perlmutter, USTDA Director Zak, 160+ Colorado Leaders Urge U.S. Engagement Overseas
    Posted in Press Releases on February 18, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 18, 2015 CONTACT: Nick Moenck, nmoenck@usglc.org, 202-730-4155 Representative Perlmutter, USTDA Director Zak, 160+ Colorado Leaders Urge U.S. Engagement Overseas CoBank President Mary McBride and DaVita Village Trust Director Lori Vaclavik join call for strategic investments in American global leadership, economic development, and diplomacy DENVER — Representative Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) and USTDA Director Leocadia I. Zak joined the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition ... Read more

  • Perlmutter, Polis Introduce Bill to Update Safety Standards for Crash Resistant Helicopter Fuel Systems
    Posted in Press Releases on February 12, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Perlmutter, Polis Introduce Bill to Update Safety Standards for Crash Resistant Helicopter Fuel Systems Bill requires FAA to expedite rulemaking and finalize by December 31, 2016 Today, U.S. Reps. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) and Jared Polis (CO-02) introduced the Helicopter Fuel System Safety Act to require the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to finalize a rulemaking by December 31, 2016 requiring all newly manufactured helicopters to be built with crash resistant fuel systems. The December 31s... Read more

  • Perlmutter Statement on Temporary Migrant Shelter at Denver Federal Center
    Posted in Press Releases on February 12, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Ashley Verville ashley.verville@mail.house.gov | (303) 274-7944 “Since learning of the initial proposed selection of the temporary migrant shelter at the Federal Center, my office has worked to reassure the community and collaborate closely with our federal, state and local partners. After personally visiting the site, it quickly became evident that setting up a facility of this magnitude was going to be a monumental undertaking. While I wish HHS had conduct... Read more

  • Perlmutter Reacts to President Obama’s State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Releases on January 13, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) released the following statement in reaction to President Obama's State of the Union address: “Seven years ago, President Obama took office and was confronted with the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression. Our economy was falling off a cliff, businesses were rapidly shedding jobs, and the U.S. auto industry nearly flat lined. With a calm and steady hand President Obama led us back from the brink. Today, the national unemployment rate has fallen to 5 p... Read more

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