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

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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 Supports Final Passage of American Rescue Plan

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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) today supported the final passage of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to provide critical and immediate relief for individuals, families, healthcare providers, and communities across the country. Importantly, the bill includes significant funding for state and local governments which have been on the front lines of this pandemic - funding Perl...

How did Colorado’s lawmakers vote on the American Rescue Plan stimulus bill?

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Congress gave final approval Wednesday to a landmark $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill that will send $1,400 direct payments to most Americans. With passage in the House, the measure heads to President Joe Biden’s desk and is expected to be signed Friday. The bill represents Democrats’ effort to bridle the catastrophic pandemic and revive the enfeebled economy. The Senate passed the measure over ...

Colorado delegation reacts to approval of $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill

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Colorado's congressional delegation reacted along party lines Wednesday after the House gave final approval to a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill. Democrats cheered the legislation as a massive response to the pandemic and the damaged economy in its wake, while Republicans ripped the package, claiming it amounts to an unnecessary liberal spending spree. “This is one of the most important pieces ...

Ed Perlmutter Talks COVID-19 Stimulus

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A House vote to send the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan to President Biden's desk could come as early as Tuesday after the Senate gave its approval over the weekend. The wide ranging bill includes $1,400 stimulus checks for most Americans. Listen to the interview with KOA and Colorado Congressman Ed Perlmutter here.

Ed Perlmutter Talks COVID-19 Stimulus

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President Biden's COVID-19 stimulus plan is making its way through Congress, having passed the House and making its way into the Senate. The bill faces its challenges including debate over the portion calling for an increase in the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. Listen to the interview with Colorado Congressman Ed Perlmutter here.

Perlmutter Supports American Rescue Plan to Bring Additional Relief for Coloradans in the Face of the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

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Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) today voted for the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 which will provide critical and immediate relief for individuals, families, healthcare providers, and communities across the country. “As we work to vaccinate as many people as quickly as possible, this relief package is exactly what we need to contain the virus and work to rebuild our economy,”...

$1.9 trillion COVID-19 economic relief bill splits Colorado delegation along party lines

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Coloradans in the U.S. House were divided along party lines as lawmakers passed a nearly $2 trillion COVID-19 relief and economic stimulus package in the overnight hours Saturday. The state’s four House Democrats voted in favor and its three House Republicans voted in opposition, with an overall vote of 219-212. It’s the first major step in a weeks-long legislative process for the $1.9 trillion bi...

U.S. House Passes COVID-19 Relief Bill That Would Provide Billions Of Dollars Of Support For Western Pa.

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House Democrats have handed President Biden his first major victory of his presidency. The COVID-19 relief bill worth nearly $2 trillion passed in the House overnight along party lines. But don’t start counting that stimulus money yet. Millions of Americans and businesses are one step closer to another round of financial relief. The package includes: $1,400 stimulus checks for individuals earning ...

HEADED FOR THE HILL | Colorado congressional delegation weighs in on priorities, road ahead in Washington

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With Democrats Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in the White House and slim majorities in the House Senate, Democrats hold all the levers of power in Washington for the first time in more than a decade. For the six Democrats in Colorado’s nine-member congressional delegation, it’s a chance to wield influence by helping to steer state and national priorities and pursue legislation, including bills that ...

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