Browse Documents
by Date or Issue:
  • Perlmutter, DeGette Statement on Denver VA Hospital
    Posted in Press Releases on May 14, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans and the New VA Medical Center

    “We are very disappointed the replacement VA medical center in Aurora has been plagued by mismanagement, delays and cost overruns. Under new leadership, the VA working with the Army Corps of Engineers and KT have put this project on the right path. We still need to hold those responsible for these problems accountable, but it’s imperative the project keep moving forward for our veterans.” “It’s very disappointing that at the last minute the Republicans seem to be stalling the effort to give the... Read more

  • Perlmutter Re-Introduces Password Protection Act
    Posted in Press Releases on May 13, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Equal Rights, Jobs & the Economy

    More and more employers want to access social media accounts with your password for job screening purposes. Not so fast, says Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) who re-introduced H.R. 2277, the Password Protection Act of 2015 to prevent employers from requiring current and prospective employees to hand over their personal passwords as a condition of either keeping or getting a new job. In recent years there have been news stories highlighting a disturbing increase in the number of employers asking pros... Read more

  • Perlmutter Meets With Local Businesses as Part of Small Business Week
    Posted in Press Releases on May 8, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    > – In honor of Small Business Week, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) and the Arvada Chamber of Commerce held a roundtable discussion with local businesses to hear about the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the 7th Congressional District. On May 7th, small, medium and large-sized businesses participated in the roundtable and discussed issues ranging from the Affordable Care Act to the challenges around hiring skilled workers. “It’s incredibly helpful to hear firsthand from busin... Read more

  • Perlmutter Statement on Republican Budget Conference Report
    Posted in Press Releases on April 30, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) released the following statement in response to the Republican Budget Conference Report: “I didn’t think the Republican budget could get any worse but it has. After weeks of closed-door negotiations, the Republicans have emerged with a Budget Conference Report that includes $5 trillion in cuts to fundamental programs important to Coloradans and Americans. Programs such as Medicare will no longer exist in its current form along with other programs to help hardwork... Read more

  • Perlmutter, Heck Re-Introduce Marijuana Businesses Access to Banking Act
    Posted in Press Releases on April 29, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    Today, U.S. Reps. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) and Denny Heck (WA-10), along with a bipartisan group of 16 other Republicans and Democrats, re-introduced H.R. 2076, the Marijuana Businesses Access to Banking Act of 2015 to resolve the banking crisis marijuana-related businesses are facing. By updating federal banking laws and regulations to resolve conflicts between federal and state laws, the legislation allows marijuana-related businesses to access the banking system, ensuring these businesses do no... Read more

  • Perlmutter Hosts Congressional Art Competition
    Posted in Press Releases on April 29, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: K-12 Education

    On Saturday, May 2, 2015, hundreds of talented high school artists from across the 7th Congressional District will present their art to the public and compete for the chance to exhibit their work in the United States Capitol. The office of Congressman Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) in conjunction with Red Rocks Community College (RRCC) will host an exhibit and reception to present awards to high school students from around the 7th Congressional District who are participating in the annual Congressional ... Read more

  • Polis, Perlmutter Host Fed Reserve Chief for Roundtable with Cannabis Businesses
    Posted in Press Releases on April 10, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    DENVER, CO – Representatives Jared Polis (CO-02) and Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) today hosted the Chief Executive of the Kansas City Federal Reserve, Esther George, for a roundtable discussion with Colorado cannabis businesses and industry leaders. Reps. Polis and Perlmutter invited George to meet with local cannabis businesses to hear first-hand the challenges they face without access to banking. “We’re glad Esther George was gracious enough to take up our invitation to meet with local businesses an... Read more

  • Rep. Perlmutter Holds Roundtable with Local Elected Officials and CoPIRG to Discuss Money in Politics
    Posted in Press Releases on April 6, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Campaign Finance Reform

    Following the April 2nd anniversary of the McCutcheon v. FEC decision, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) today joined local elected officials, students and the Colorado Public Interest Research Group (CoPIRG) for a roundtable discussion about money in politics and possible solutions, including the H.R. 20, the Government by the People Act. “I represent the needs of my constituents so it is imperative they are able to have their voices heard and their votes counted,” said Rep. Perlmutter. “The Gov... Read more

  • Rep. Perlmutter Celebrates National Women’s History Month with Veterans History Project Donation Ceremony & Screening
    Posted in Press Releases on March 26, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Equal Rights, Veterans and the New VA Medical Center

    In honor of National Women’s History Month, Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) today formally submitted a Veterans History Project documentary, Women Warriors: A Vision of Valor, to the Library of Congress. The 50-minute film, produced by students and faculty at Front Range Community College (FRCC), presents the stories of nine Colorado women veterans who served in WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan. “I'm so proud of the hard work the students and faculty at Front Range Community ... Read more

  • Statement on Budget Vote
    Posted in Press Releases on March 25, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) released the folllowing statement after voting on the Republican budget in the U.S. House of Representatives: "The Democratic budget is a roadmap to a bright and prosperous future for Colorado’s middle class families. We have made too much progress to turn back now with 12 million new private-sector jobs created over the last 60 months and the lowest unemployment rate in six years. Our vision for the country represents shared values that boosts paychecks for work... 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.

No upcoming scheduled events

View More