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April 4, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.— Today, Senator Cory Gardner and Congressman Joe Neguse introduced the STATES Act, Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States Act of 2019. This bipartisan legislation would eliminate conflicts between state and federal laws, enabling states to determine their own cannabis laws. Specifically, the legislation would amend the Controlled Substance Act so that any person acting in compliance with a state or tribal law would no longer see most of the Act’s provisions apply to them.

March 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C.— Congressman Joe Neguse released the following statement in response to President Trump’s 2020 budget draft, released today:

February 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C.— Today, Congressman Joe Neguse, with Congresswoman Barbara Lee, introduced the Restraining Excessive Federal Enforcement & Regulations of Cannabis (REFER) Act, a bipartisan bill to prevent federal agencies from using taxpayer funds to interfere in state and local cannabis laws.

January 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C.— This week, Congressman Joe Neguse (CO-02), alongside Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) introduced the Safe Helicopters Now Act, legislation to provide helicopter manufacturers with a tax credit for retrofitting existing emergency helicopters with safer fuel systems.

January 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.Following his swearing in on January 3rd, in Washington D.C., Congressman Joe Neguse went to work immediately to fix the ongoing government shutdown and has introduced several pieces of original legislation that will have a positive impact on the 2nd Congressional District and State of Colorado. Despite being a freshman, Rep.