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 ...

Perlmutter, Delegation Support Emergency Aid for Glenwood Canyon

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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

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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 eyes $7.6M of funding for district

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Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) announced the inclusion of all 10 of his Community Project Funding (CPF) requests, totaling $7.6 million, in initial House appropriations bills for Fiscal Year 2022. Several Jeffco-based projects would see funding from Perlmutter’s requests if the appropriations bills make it to the President’s desk. If approved, $2.32 million of that money will go to the City of Golden ...

Perlmutter Secures $7.6 Million in Funding for Colorado’s 7th Congressional District Projects in House Appropriations Bills

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Washington, D.C. – Today U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) announced the inclusion of all ten of his Community Project Funding (CPF) requests, totaling $7.6 million, in the initial House appropriations bills for Fiscal Year 2022. More information on these projects and all of the Community Project Funding requests funded by each House Subcommittee can be found here. “I’m delighted all of my Community...

Perlmutter Helps Pass INVEST in America Act, Secures $18.9 Million for CD7

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Washington, D.C. – Today U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) applauded passage of the INVEST in America Act in the U.S. House of Representatives, which reauthorizes surface transportation programs and includes nearly $19 million in funding for five critical transportation projects in Colorado’s 7th Congressional District as well as money RTD is owed for successfully paying off their federal loan to d...

Ed Perlmutter Talks COVID-19 Stimulus

| Posted in In the News

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.

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 ...

Op-ed | Space weather bill will fizzle without funding

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On Oct. 21, 2020, the Promoting Research and Observations of Space Weather to Improve the Forecasting of Tomorrow (PROSWIFT) Act was signed into law. This act culminates a multiyear bipartisan effort championed by Sens. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and Cory Gardner (R-Colo.), and Reps. Ed Perlmutter (D-Colo.) and Mo Brooks (R-Ala.). It directs government agencies (including NOAA, NASA, NSF, and the Depar...

Trump signs space weather bill from Gardner, Perlmutter

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President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed into law a bill from U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner and U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter to improve the country’s forecasting capabilities for space weather. “Space weather events stand to present significant economic and national security implications, with the potential to disrupt essential services, communications and technologies we rely on every day,” said Gardner. A...

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