Congressman Neguse has secured a significant funding increase for the Open Textbooks Pilot Program at the Department of Education (ED) in the FY2022 Appropriations bills. In April, he sent a letter along with Representatives Ilhan Omar, Mark Desaulnier, Sean Casten, and Peter A. DeFazio, urging increased funding for the program, which has expanded the use of free, open-access textbooks to provide college students with a more affordable alternative to traditional textbooks. Due to Congressman Neg…
Today, Congressman Joe Neguse and Congresswoman Robin L. Kelly (IL-02) introduced The Local Public Health and Safety Protection Act to make communities safer by allowing local governments to implement reasonable and appropriate solutions in areas with high rates of firearm injury and death.
The United States is currently set to record one of the deadliest gun violence years in decades, with many cities and communities experiencing a spike in violence during the summer months. The Local Public …
Today, Congressman Joe Neguse's Colorado Judgeship Act was included in a new legislative package to increase the number of district court judges throughout the country. The District Court Judgeship Act of 2021, introduced by Congressman Hank Johnson, Chair of the Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Subcommittee, adds 203 additional district court judges across 47 judicial districts, including adding additional judgeships in Colorado, as proposed in the Neguse legislation.
"I am inc…
Colorado residents and their representatives in Congress are bracing for another summer of raining ash and uncontrolled blazes as wildfires rage along the state's Western Slope.
Smoke is billowing across the Centennial State, but it's the duration and frequency of the fires that is causing the greatest alarm. What was once a seasonal occurrence is now extending beyond a few months each year.
"We have transitioned from having fire seasons to now having fire years," Rep. Joe Neguse (D-Colo.) tol…
Rep. Ken Buck never thought he'd be leading an antitrust charge.
The Windsor Republican, who represents much of the Eastern Plains, said if you had asked him about sponsoring antitrust bills 18 months ago, you would not have gotten a positive response.
"I was very much a market person. I looked at this and said, the market will take care of this. At some point, Amazon will start fading and, and other companies will rise and the marketplace can handle this," he recalled.
In 2019, the House Ju…
The newly proposed federal MAPLand Act would provide resources to digitize map records as part of an effort to improve access to public lands.
Representatives Blake Moore (R-UT), Ross Fulcher (R-ID), Joe Neguse (D-CO) and Kim Schrier (D-WA) recently introduced the Modernizing Access to our Public Land Act to digitize federal land mapping records.
"There are people that desperately want to know where they can go and enjoy these public lands," Congressman Blake Moore said.
He said the MAPLand …