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Washington D.C.— Congressman Joe Neguse will hold his 5th service town hall at the Broomfield Fellowship in Serving Humanity (FISH) Family Resource Center on August 26th. The Congressman launched the first-of-its-kind service town hall initiative in March and has held events at Bridge House Boulder, Rocky Mountain National Park, Boulder Shelter for the Homeless and the Larimer Humane Society since then. At Monday’s event he will be joined by Representative Matt Gray and Councilwoman Guyleen Castriotta.
Washington D.C.— Today, Congressman Joe Neguse announced that his office will be hosting a congressional app challenge for middle and high school students in the district, designed to encourage student participation in computer science and coding. The challenge will be open to students of all skill-levels across the district for the next 12 weeks, giving participants the opportunity to code a unique app individually or in teams of up to 4 participants and compete against their peers.
Washington D.C.— Today, Congressman Neguse announced a $4,028,452 grant to the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), the grant was awarded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). This project would improve long-range weather forecasting data aggregation and would help scientists detect weather systems, such as tropical cyclones, to a higher degree of accuracy.
Washington D.C.— Congressman Neguse recently sent a letter of support to the Secretary of Transportation, Elaine Chao, urging the Department of Transportation to give full and fair consideration to the town of Estes Park’s application for a BUILD Transportation grant.
Washington D.C.— In response to constituent concerns, Congressman Neguse sent a letter to the Comptroller General of the United States inquiring about ways to combat train horn noise in Colorado’s urban areas. Congressman Neguse has asked that the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) conduct a review of the ways to reduce train horn noise in all urban areas throughout the United States.
Washington D.C. — Congressman Neguse has passed an amendment on the House floor to ensure robust funding for the Postal Service Fund. The provision will be included in the Fiscal Year 2020 Financial Services legislation. The Postal Service Fund provides additional funding to the revenue received from its customers to cover the costs of free mail for the blind as well as overseas funding. This amendment will support the Postal Service’s delivery services and assist in shortening post office wait times in rural areas in particular.
In his first 6 months in office, Neguse has held 15 town halls, the most of any freshman member of Congress
Washington D.C.— Today, Congressman Neguse announced a $3,987,750 million grant from FEMA which will be delegated to rebuild the Lower Beaver Brook Dam. This grant will fund the replacement of a highly hazardous 114-year-old rockfill embankment dam with a new concrete gravity dam. The purpose of the project is to substantially reduce the risk of future damage, hardship, loss, or suffering in communities as a result of a future dam failure.
June 28th, 2019 - CBS 4 Denver - Grant Given To Northern Colorado Regional Airport For Layout Plan: The Federal Aviation Administration has granted $165,000 to the Northern Colorado Regional Airport in Loveland, according to Congressman Joe Neguse. The study will focus on assessing current and future needs of the airport and to develop an Airport Layout Plan for future expansion. READ MORE HERE!
Washington D.C.— Today, Congressman Neguse announced a $165,000 grant to fund an airport master plan study at the Northern Colorado Regional Airport in Loveland. The grant was funded through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The focus of the study will be to assess the current and future needs of the airport and to develop an Airport Layout Plan.