Look mom, no driver!

| Posted in In the News

Goldenites got a glimpse of the future on Aug. 10 and it likely looked a little funny. That’s because it took the form of several white, toaster-resembling vehicles that will be making the rounds on campus and around downtown Golden for the next year at the speed of 12 miles an hour. The shuttles, which the school has christened Mines Rovers and are intended to transport students as well as the pu...

CBD isn’t regulated by the FDA. Here’s why Colorado companies are pushing for that to (quickly) change.

| Posted in In the News

Inside a nondescript office building in Englewood, a deafening alarm stops a team of workers in lab coats and hair nets. It’s a sensor alerting staff to a potential problem with the product, tiny bottles of cannabidiol moving along a conveyor belt at a swift pace. The vials are headed to a fulfillment warehouse where they’ll be shipped on to online consumers across the U.S. and quality is critical...

Congressman Urges Passage Of Marijuana Banking Bill While Broader Reform Is Considered

| Posted in In the News

It’s been four months since the U.S. House of Representatives again approved a bipartisan bill to protect banks that work with state-legal marijuana businesses—but companion legislation has stalled in the Senate, and the House sponsor is getting impatient. While Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) says he appreciates that Senate leadership is pushing for a more comprehensive end to federal marijuana prohibi...

Barber-Nichols Welcomes Congressman Perlmutter and Mayor Williams at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate Opening its State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Facility

| Posted in In the News

(BUSINESS WIRE)--Barber-Nichols LLC (BN), a wholly owned subsidiary of Graham Corporation (NYSE: GHM), hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its innovative new 43,000 sq ft, world-class manufacturing facility. Congressman Ed Perlmutter (CO-7) and Mayor Marc Williams joined the celebration of this significant milestone for the company. BN worked with Ware Malcomb and Brinkman...

Congressional delegation talks infrastructure, Afghanistan and economy

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The Colorado Chamber held its fifth biennial congressional event Aug. 17, bringing together Colorado’s U.S. House delegation on one stage to discuss critical issues facing the business community. U.S. Reps. Jason Crow, Ed Perlmutter, Joe Neguse, Doug Lamborn, and Ken Buck participated in the bipartisan panel, moderated by political reporter Shaun Boyd of CBS4 Denver. This hybrid event was held in ...

Congressional lifeline for local performing arts venues

| Posted in In the News

Representative Ed Perlmutter’s office announced 16 venues, live venue operators and promoters in Colorado’s 7th Congressional District will receive more than $8.4 million in Shuttered Venue Operators Grants (SVOG), as of July 26, 2021. Perlmutter’s press release said businesses and entities including The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, City of Lakewood Cultural Center, Adams Mystery Pla...

Nation's largest self-driving electric shuttle network launches

| Posted in In the News

GOLDEN, Colo. — The country’s biggest fleet of low-speed, self-driving electric shuttles hit the road on Tuesday in a major step forward for the electric vehicle sector. The unveiling here adds momentum to an industry that is poised to get a significant boost from the Biden administration and Democrats in Congress. “We will write the next chapter in the world’s transportation history — in a time w...

Perlmutter, Delegation Support Emergency Aid for Glenwood Canyon

| Posted in Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) joined the Colorado congressional delegation on a letter urging the Biden administration to quickly approve the Colorado Department of Transportation’s (CDOT) request for emergency federal resources to aid the response to severe mudslides and flash flooding along the I-70 corridor through Glenwood Canyon. “According to CDOT preliminary repo...

Perlmutter Applauds House Passage of FY22 Funding Bills, Including Millions for 7th Congressional District

| Posted in Press Releases

Washington, D.C. - Today U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) applauded the passage of nine FY 2022 appropriations bills in the U.S. House of Representatives this week. These bills included nearly all of his Community Project Funding (CPF) requests, which in total would bring $7.6 million for Colorado’s 7th Congressional District. The projects range from infrastructure improvements and critical service...

Perlmutter Announces $8.4 Million in COVID-19 Relief for Local Performing Arts Venues in CD7

| Posted in Press Releases

Washington, D.C. – Today U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) announced 16 venues and live venue operators and promoters in Colorado's 7th Congressional District will receive more than $8.4 million in Shuttered Venue Operators Grants (SVOG), as of July 26, 2021. Perlmutter voted to establish the program as part of the American Rescue Plan, which provides support to hard-hit businesses and operators in...

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