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  • Perlmutter Honored as a Friend of the National Parks
    Posted in Press Releases on July 15, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy/Environment

    Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) received the Friend of the National Parks Award for his dedication to protecting and enhancing America’s national parks. The award, presented by the nonpartisan National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), is to recognize members of Congress during the 113th Congress who upheld the standards and integrity of the National Park System. “National parks are the crown jewels of our country, and we must work to maintain and protect these national treasures,” ... Read more

  • Perlmutter’s Bipartisan Mortgage Servicing Asset Capital Requirements Act Passes House
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) passed bipartisan legislation requiring federal banking regulators to jointly study the appropriate capital treatment of Mortgage Servicing Rights (MSRs) under Basel III and the NCUA Risk-Based capital requirements. Under H.R. 1408, the Mortgage Servicing Asset Capital Requirements Act of 2015, regulators will have six months to study and report back to Congress on many outstanding questions about the mortgage servicing industry including how the assets pe... Read more

  • Perlmutter Statement on Announcement of Iran Nuclear Deal
    Posted in Press Releases on July 14, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) today issued the following statement on the agreement on Iran’s nuclear program: “I am encouraged by the deal reached today with Iran and our international partners. I will carefully read and review the terms of the agreement over the next 60 days, but I believe this agreement aligns with the initial framework reached several months ago. We must make sure Iran holds up its end of the bargain at every step of the way through strict verification requirements, but t... Read more

  • Chairman Thompson, Senator Blumenthal, Rep. Perlmutter Introduce Safer Communities Act of 2015
    Posted in Press Releases on July 9, 2015 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA), chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO), vice-chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force today introduced the Safer Communities Act of 2015 (H.R. 2994), legislation aimed at reducing and preventing gun violence by keeping guns away from people who should not have them. The legislation closes the gaps in current federal gun policy by clarifying and expanding existing federal... Read more

  • Perlmutter Holds Ceremony for WWII Veterans Who Never Received Medals
    Posted in Press Releases on July 2, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans and the New VA Medical Center

    Today, Congressman Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) presented three local World War II veterans who were Prisoners of Wars (POW) with medals they earned during their service but never received. The veterans honored were Lakewood residents, First Lt. Clayton Nattier (92), U.S. Army Air Corps, U.S. Air Force and Corporal John Pederson (89), U.S. Army, and Westminster resident, Staff Sergeant Keith Hereford (89), U.S. Army, Army Air Corps. After working with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the De... Read more

  • Perlmutter Re-Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Assist with Student Loan Debt
    Posted in Press Releases on June 26, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Student Loan Debt

    U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) has re-introduced the National Design Services Act (NDSA) to provide architecture students relief from loan debt in return for community service. This bipartisan bill, co-sponsored by Reps. Dennis Ross (R-FL), Albio Sires (D-NJ), Brad Ashford (D-NE), Rick Nolan (D-MN) and Gwen Moore (D-WI),will help alleviate student loan debt for thousands of aspiring architects to promote sustainable job growth in our communities. Similar programs have been implemented for lawy... Read more

  • Perlmutter Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Marriage Equality
    Posted in Press Releases on June 26, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Equal Rights

    U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges granting same-sex couples across the country the right to marry: "Today is a historic day for marriage equality and equal rights. Every person now has the freedom and opportunity to marry the person they love. The Supreme Court's decision is a win for love and respect, and for the equality of all families across the country." ### Read more

  • Members of Colorado Congressional Delegation Joins Forces on Bill to Address Judicial Crisis
    Posted in Press Releases on June 25, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Equal Rights

    Today, members of Colorado’s Congressional delegation introduced a bill to create two new U.S. District Court judgeships for the District of Colorado. Colorado’s population has grown 66 percent in the three decades since a new judgeship was added, precipitating a judicial crisis. Rep. Diana DeGette (CO-01) introduced the legislation and was joined by Reps. Jared Polis (CO-02), Scott Tipton (CO-03), Doug Lamborn (CO-05), Mike Coffman (CO-06), and Ed Perlmutter (CO-07). “It is vital to the legal ... Read more

  • Perlmutter Statement on Supreme Court’s King v. Burwell Decision
    Posted in Press Releases on June 25, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) released the following statement after the Supreme Court announced its decision in King v. Burwell: “The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the intent of the Affordable Care Act and the subsidies for federal and state-operated insurance exchanges is a victory for individuals, families, and businesses across the country. Every person deserves high-quality, affordable medical coverage regardless of their age, pre-existing conditions, or income level. The Affordable... Read more

  • CDOT Announces Completion of US 36 Phase 1 with Grand Opening Ceremony
    Posted in Press Releases on June 22, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Transportation

    Deputy Secretary of Transportation, Gov. Hickenlooper, local elected officials and impacted businesses celebrate end of construction impacts; beginning of multi-modal benefits The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) today celebrated the completion of Phase 1 of the US 36 Express Lanes Project with its partners at a grand opening ceremony. CDOT was joined by its partners, the Regional Transportation District (RTD), the High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE), the US Department... Read more

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