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Udall Pushes for Comprehensive, Fiscally Sensible Path to Avert Sequestration

Mark Udall said today that it is critical for Congress to enact a comprehensive, bipartisan deficit-reduction package - in the spirit of the bipartisan Simpson-Bowles plan - in order to head off a series of "painful" cuts to the country's defense budget and other domestic investments that help create American jobs. Udall's comments, from a letter sent today to the Colorado Space Coalition, come as Congress prepares to deal with the upcoming automatic budget cuts, commonly called "sequestration."...
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Perlmutter and Colorado Delegation Lead House in Moment of Silence for Aurora Victims

Washington, DC -- Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter and the entire Colorado Congressional Delegation lead the House of Representatives in a moment of silence in remembrance of all those impacted by the tragic shooting in Aurora, CO last week. Perlmutter also made brief remarks on the Floor of the House. Attached is the a clip of the Floor Speech and a transcript of his remarks:...
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Senator Udall Makes 10th Congressional Speech to remind U.S. Senate of Importance of Colorado Wind Energy

Dear Supporter -- It's pretty inspiring the way Senator Udall has been standing up for something he believes in. Yesterday he made his 10th major speech reminding legislators about the importance of wind energy to Colorado's economy, and the critical role the Production Tax Credit (PTC) plays in keeping the U.S. wind energy sector alive. Nearly every day that Congress has been in session for the past three weeks, Senator Udall has made a similar appeal. ...
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Perlmutter Congratulates Colorado Selection for New US Patent Office

Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter released the following statement congratulating the State of Colorado on being selected as the new site of the regional U.S. Patent office....
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Udall Calls on Congress to Keep Student Loan Rates Low Before Time Runs Out

With federally subsidized loan rates set to double at the end of the month, Mark Udall called on Congress to act soon to keep higher education affordable for students across Colorado and the rest of the country....
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Perlmutter votes against “Oil Above All” federal giveaway bill

Washington, DC—Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-7) released the following statement regarding today’s passage of the Big Oil wish-list legislation. ...
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Domestic Energy and Jobs Act on the House floor this week, Gardner to speak at press conference

WASHINGTON D.C. – Congressman Cory Gardner’s (R-CO) Domestic Energy and Jobs Act (DEJA) will be debated in the House this week....
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Udall Renews Call to Keep Student Loan Interest Rates Low

With student loan interest rates set to double in less than two weeks, Mark Udall urged his colleagues to act to keep the interest rates on federally subsidized student loans from doubling at the end of this month. ...
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