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  • Perlmutter Reacts to Vote to Fund DHS Through FY15
    Posted in Press Releases on March 3, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) issued this statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to fund the Department of Homeland Security through September 30, 2015: “It’s about time House Republicans brought a clean funding bill to the floor for a bipartisan vote. Funding the Department of Homeland Security means we can keep Americans safe from threats at home and abroad.” ### Read more

  • Perlmutter Statement on Vote to Fund DHS
    Posted in Press Releases on February 27, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted on a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security for three weeks: “Republicans promised no more shutdowns but today we find ourselves in a terrible mess and on the verge of yet another GOP-manufactured government shutdown. We’ve been through this too many times before. The gamesmanship and political games are incredibly frustrating and disappointing but, more importantly, it is hu... Read more

  • Colorado House Democrats Call for Immediate, Clean Funding of DHS
    Posted in Press Releases on February 25, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    Today, Representatives Diana DeGette (CO-01), Ed Perlmutter (CO-07), and Jared Polis (CO-02) made the following statement calling for an immediate vote in the House on a clean bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS): “For months now we have heard Republican leaders promise there would be no DHS shutdown on their watch and that we cannot play games with our national security. Yet today we are a mere 48 hours away from the brink of a security crisis that has been manufactured by th... Read more

  • Perlmutter Statement on President Obama’s 2016 Budget Proposal
    Posted in Press Releases on February 2, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) issued the following statement today on the release of the President’s Fiscal Year 2016 budget proposal: “I’m pleased to see the President’s budget today. I think his priorities align with what I’ve been working on for several years now and that is a focus on supporting hard working families to get ahead by growing salaries and wages, expanding tax credits for working parents to help afford child care and college tuition, and ensuring a comfortable retirement. I ... Read more

  • Perlmutter Reacts to President Obama's State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Releases on January 20, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) released the following reaction to President Obama's sixth State of the Union address: "Though I couldn't be there in person I watched President Obama tonight unveil a pro-growth agenda aimed at helping hardworking middle class families in Colorado. Policies which will help working families the most are enhancing American manufacturing, making home buying and college more affordable, and providing workers paid sick and family leave. The President outlined a posit... Read more

  • Perlmutter Statement on House Republicans' DHS funding bill
    Posted in Press Releases on January 14, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) issued the following statement about House Republicans' DHS funding bill: "Despite recent terrorists attacks around the world and increased cyberattacks here at home, House Republicans are placing politics ahead of America’s national security. The Republicans’ Homeland Security funding bill threatens to shut down twenty-two of our country’s most important agencies, such as the Transportation Security Agency (TSA), U.S. Border Patrol, and Federal Emergency Managem... Read more

  • Colorado universities to get millions for research in advanced composites
    Posted in In the News on January 9, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    Originally posted in the Denver Business Journal on 01/09/2015. Click here for full article. Read more

  • Keystone XL Statement
    Posted in Press Releases on January 9, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy/Environment, Jobs & the Economy

    U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted on H.R. 3 to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline: "House Republicans have wasted the last four years focused solely on the Keystone XL pipeline project at the expense of long term improvements to our country. I have been on record in support of the pipeline and I still support its construction but I will not play into political shenanigans. Today was another political stunt without adopti... Read more

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