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April 22, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C. — Congressman Joe Neguse has led a Colorado delegation-wide appropriations letter urging his colleagues to fund the NASA National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program in the FY 2020 Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations bill.

April 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C.—In the first 100 Days of the 116th Congress, Congressman Joe Neguse has already started delivering on his promises for the 2nd Congressional District, introducing a record 10 pieces of legislation, more than any other freshman member of Congress, holding 11 town halls, and launching the first-of-its kind “community service town hall” initiative.

April 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C.— Congressman Joe Neguse was chosen this morning to preside over the House floor throughout debate of H.R. 1644, the Save the Internet Act, to restore popular, bipartisan net neutrality protections for consumers and small businesses. The Save the Internet Act passed the House this morning.

March 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C.— Following President Trump’s veto today of the congressional joint resolution to block his national emergency, Congressman Joe Neguse released the following statement:

February 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C.— During last week’s district work period, Representative Joe Neguse held several meetings with city and county leaders—including municipal leaders in Berthoud, Loveland, Fort Collins, Idaho Springs, Central City, Black Hawk, Clear Creek and Gilpin Counties, Vail, and Summit. He met with local business owners, researchers at Colorado’s federal labs, and students at Colorado State University to discuss local legislative efforts for the district.

February 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C.— Congressman Joe Neguse released the following statement in response to President Trump’s intent to declare a national emergency in order to build a wall on our southern border:

“The President’s apparent plan to declare a national emergency is lawless and unconstitutional. Under President Trump’s purported plan, the military would need to seize hundreds of miles of private and state-owned land. It’s a gross abuse of authority and a threat to our rule of law. If the President declares a national emergency tonight, we must challenge it in court tomorrow.”

February 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C.— Congressman Joe Neguse (CO-02) issued the following statement after President Trump’s State of the Union Address tonight.

February 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C.— Congressman Joe Neguse (CO-02), himself a son of African refugees, has invited a student in the DACA program from Colorado State University to attend the State of the Union on Tuesday February 5th as his guest. Elias, a student studying Chemical and Biological Engineering and Biomedical Engineering at Colorado State University, came to America at a young age when his parents immigrated from Mexico, and currently lives and works part-time in Fort Collins where he attends school.

January 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C.— Last night, Congressman Joe Neguse was appointed to the House Natural Resources Committee, which considers legislation and oversees federal conservation and species protection programs. Congressman Neguse issued the following statement regarding his appointment to the committee:

January 16, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.Congressman Joe Neguse issued the following statement in response to Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s letter to President Trump requesting the State of the Union be delayed: