More on Local Issues
Washington, D.C.— This week, Congressman Neguse announced that the Department of Housing and Urban Development will be granting over $170,000 to Housing Catalyst in Larimer County to support affordable housing for low-income and homeless veterans. Fort Collins is one of only 4 municipalities in Colorado to receive a HUD-VASH grant in this first round of funding.
Washington, D.C.— Congressman Joe Neguse, along with Congressman Perlmutter, and Congresswoman Maloney are requesting the House Ways and Means Committee take up helicopter safety legislation introduced earlier this year. The three members sent a letter to Chairman Richard Neal of the House Ways and Means Committee requesting the Committee hold a hearing on Neguse’s bill to incentivize emergency medical helicopters to upgrade their fuel systems.
Washington D.C.— Today, Congressman Joe Neguse, who represents Colorado’s 2nd Congressional District in Colorado and serves as a member of U.S. House Leadership, introduced legislation to invest and modernize federal labs housed in the 2nd Congressional District.
Washington, D.C.— Today, Congressman Joe Neguse announced that Boulder Housing Partners will receive a Housing and Urban Development (HUD) grant of nearly $450,000 in the 2019 Fiscal Year. Boulder is one of only seven municipalities in Colorado to receive a competitive grant this round, in addition to Fort Collins.
Washington D.C.—Today, Congressman Joe Neguse, who represents Grand County in the U.S. House of Representatives, announced a $12 million grant from the Department of Transportation (DOT) to build a new transit facility and finance buses for The Lift, Grand County’s only form of public transportation.
Washington, D.C.— Congressman Joe Neguse, today, announced that he will host his first Community Health Fair in Boulder on Saturday November 16th to provide information about healthcare options and assist constituents with healthcare needs. The fair will include free screenings, information sessions and resource tables. Additionally, the Congressman’s staff will be available to provide assistance with constituent services such as Medicare and Social Security, Immigration, and Veterans Issues.
Washington, D.C.— Congressman Joe Neguse, who serves on House Leadership, has sent a letter to Senate and House Appropriations Committee Chairs imploring them to provide necessary funding for life-saving mental health programs and suicide prevention grants in the FY2020 appropriations bill.
Washington, D.C.— Since taking office, Congressman Joe Neguse has saved constituents from Colorado’s 2nd District a total of $292,439 through completed casework assistance. The savings are the result of more than 255 constituent casework files that Neguse’s staff have successfully processed and closed less than halfway through Neguse’s 2-year term in Congress.
Award named after former High School Teacher and State Senator Dorothy Rupert
Washington D.C.— Congressman Joe Neguse, today, announced he will host Colorado’s first App-a-thon. The event will be held in Boulder this Saturday to support students in Colorado’s 2nd district who are participating in the Congressional App Challenge. The students will learn coding tricks and get hands-on experience working with different coding languages under the instruction of Google computer science experts.