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  • Polis, Perlmutter Push for Crash-Resistant Helicopter Fuel Systems
    Posted in Press Releases on October 22, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare, Transportation

    Letter follows tragic Flight for Life helicopter crash over summer Reps. Jared Polis (CO-2) and Ed Perlmutter (CO-7) today sent a letter pushing the Federal Aviation Association (FAA) to move quickly and efficiently to revise its safety regulations regarding crash-resistant fuel systems for civil helicopters. Today’s letter comes in the wake of a tragic Flight for Life helicopter crash that occurred in Frisco, Colorado over the summer, killing Pilot Patrick Mahany and critically injuring two fl... Read more

  • Congressman Perlmutter Joins Seniors’ Resource Center in Celebrating Social Security/Medicare Anniversaries
    Posted in Press Releases on August 25, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Seniors, Healthcare

    On Monday, August 24th, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) joined the Seniors’ Resource Center (SRC) in celebrating the 80th Anniversary of Social Security and the 50th Anniversary of Medicare. Sponsored by the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, these anniversaries commemorate decades of seniors and families having the ability to see a doctor, fill a prescription and stay out of poverty. Both programs significantly help to prevent poverty and promote greater access to hea... Read more

  • U.S. Supreme Court ruling deals another defeat to Obamacare foes
    Posted in In the News on June 26, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Healthcare

    Click here to read full article orginally published in The Colorado Statesman on June 25, 2015. 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

  • Rep. Perlmutter Statement on H.R. 7
    Posted in Press Releases on January 22, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Equal Rights, Healthcare

    U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted on H.R. 7: “Although I was unable to cast a vote on H.R. 7, I would have voted against this extreme bill. On the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, House Republicans are choosing to turn the clock back more than 40 years rather than move forward on an issue long settled by the Supreme Court. H.R. 7 is a drastic overreach into the lives of women, threatening their health by denying access to ins... Read more

  • Rep. Perlmutter Recognized as 2014 Distinguished Advocate by the National Association of Community Health Centers
    Posted in Press Releases on January 16, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Equal Rights, Healthcare

    The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) today recognized U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) as their 2014 Distinguished Advocate for his ongoing support for health centers and their role in preserving and expanding access to high-quality cost-effective care. “Community Health Centers are a lifeline for many of my constituents,” said Rep. Perlmutter. “These facilities are invaluable assets, and make a significant difference in the individual lives and communities they serve. We... Read more

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