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  • Stolen Equifax Data May be Saved for Nation-State Attack, Warn Concerned Experts
    Posted in In the News on March 20, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    The lack of availability of the bulk of data stolen in the Equifax breach is worrying cybersecurity experts who keep waiting to see if the hacked info on millions of Americans will be used in a nation-state attack, a congressional panel heard last week. Last year’s hack exposed personal information including Social Security, credit card and driver’s license numbers of some 148 million Americans. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (D-Colo.), ranking member of the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Terroris... Read more

  • QND graduate wins national recognition for architecture
    Posted in In the News on March 19, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy, K-12 Education

    ARLINGTON, Va. -- Quincy native Korey White has found her passion in advocating for inclusiveness in a predominantly-male field. A 2007 Quincy Notre Dame graduate, White, 29, is an architect with Stantec in Arlington, Va. She recently received the American Institute of Architects' 2018 Young Architect Award -- a national designation given to architects with 10 or fewer years in the field -- in large part due to her advocacy work. White was one of 18 architects across the country to receive the a... Read more

  • Perlmutter Votes Against Budget Agreement
    Posted in Press Releases on February 9, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    Washington, D.C. - U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) released the following statement after voting against the budget agreement, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives: “Congressional Republicans proved once again they cannot responsibly govern. Less than two months after passing a tax bill which adds $1.5 trillion to the debt, today we were forced to vote on legislation adding another $300 billion to the debt. This includes huge increases for the military that the Defense Department didn’... Read more

  • Open the banking system to the marijuana industry
    Posted in In the News on February 7, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy

    Last year, retail sales of whiskey reached $3.4 billion. By comparison, total marijuana sales across the U.S. hit nearly $9 billion in 2017 with estimates projecting sales will continue to rise to $11 billion in 2018 and $21 billion in 2021. Like whiskey, the marijuana industry in the U.S. is a multi-billion dollar industry, employs hundreds of thousands of people, and provides a significant revenue stream for communities across the country. But whiskey manufacturers, sellers, and consumers can ... Read more

  • Perlmutter Response to President Trump’s First State of the Union
    Posted in Press Releases on January 31, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Immigration, Transportation

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) issued the following statement after President Trump’s first State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress: "Tonight I was hoping to hear a more unifying message and a commitment to bipartisan cooperation. But unfortunately, I heard neither. "My guest at tonight's State of the Union, Viviana Andazola Marquez, is an example of an individual that makes our country proud. After living in the U.S. for almost 20 years with no criminal rec... Read more

  • Opinions mixed among Colorado lawmakers on president’s State of the Union address
    Posted in In the News on January 30, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy/Environment, Jobs & the Economy, Foreign Affairs, Healthcare, Immigration, Transportation, Veterans and the New VA Medical Center

    President Trump announced plans during his State of the Union address Tuesday for a $1.5 trillion infrastructure spending plan that could be good news for Colorado’s ambitious road-building plans. However, he also said he would move forward with a get-tough policy on immigration that is nearly certain to alienate the state’s large Hispanic population. He continued his unbending rhetoric towards foreign adversaries, saying he would imprison more Middle Eastern terrorists at Guantanamo Bay, act ag... Read more

  • On the State of the Union: Voices from Colorado celebrate and excoriate President Trump’s address
    Posted in In the News on January 30, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Healthcare, Immigration, Transportation

    Colorado reaction to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address rang out from the halls of Congress to the Front Range, touching on immigration, the economy and infrastructure. Here are of some of the highlights. Colorado’s congressional delegation U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, Democrat: “Only this president could make a call for unity sound so divisive. He continues to promise results for Coloradans, but delivers partisan soundbites and ideology. I want nothing more than to move forward to... Read more

  • Colorado delegation responds to the State of the Union address
    Posted in In the News on January 30, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Healthcare, Immigration, Transportation

    President Donald Trump covered a wide swath of topics in his first State of the Union address to Congress. From transportation to immigration, North Korea to economic prosperity, Trump spoke for 80 minutes to many standing ovations and applause. Colorado U.S. Senator response: Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colorado) decried Trump's "dark, backward-looking vision for our country," and Tweeted a statement calling Trump's "call for unity" divisive. "He continues to promise results for Coloradans, but deli... Read more

  • Colorado politicians react to President Trump's State of the Union
    Posted in In the News on January 30, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Healthcare, Immigration, Transportation

    DENVER – President Donald Trump called for unity in his first State of the Union address in a speech that was warmly received by most Republicans in attendance, but also riled Democrats and some Republicans with hard-line talk on immigration. Here’s a roundup of reaction from Colorado’s top politicians that Denver7 has received so far. U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R) “I applaud the President’s call for unity tonight. It’s time that we come together as a country, and for Democrats and Republicans to w... Read more

  • Trump’s victory lap on economy deserved, but his policies fall short
    Posted in In the News on January 30, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Foreign Affairs, Healthcare, Immigration, Transportation

    President Donald Trump’s victory lap on the economy Tuesday night during his first State of the Union address was deserved. Give him credit that despite the Russia scandal hanging over his administration and the instability rendered by his often angry and inaccurate tweets, he is at the helm of the nation at a time of record low unemployment and record high stock market prices. These are not insignificant indications that the state of the union is strong, and Trump took his moment to highlight t... Read more

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