Colorado Set to Receive Largest Investment Ever for Bridges Under The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
Washington, DC- Today, Congressman Joe Neguse announced the first round of investments in repairing Colorado bridges under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Law he helped pass. Neguse helped deliver $45 million for Colorado to fix bridges this year in FY 2022, part of a total $225 million investment over the next five years. The funds, administered by the Department of Transportation, will …
Three proposals led by Congressman Joe Neguse were signed into law alongside the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022 which would enhance climate resiliency at the Department of Defense. The provisions seek to strengthen our national security through robust, comprehensive climate action."The climate crisis is undoubtedly one of the greatest threats to our national security," said Congressman Joe Neguse."Tensions are escalating worldwide as extreme weather events caused by clim…
Today, Congressman Neguse announced that a NIST-wide Professional Research Experience Program (PREP) in Boulder will receive a $5 million funding renewal in the fiscal year 2022. The funding will allow more University of Colorado students to establish a collaborative relationship with laboratory researchers and pursue federal scientific research."I'm incredibly pleased with the momentum we have seen for supporting educational programs at NIST Boulder, which continues to expand scientific learnin…
U.S. Rep. Joe Neguse will hold a town-hall-style discussion of the affordable housing crisis online at noon-4 p.m. Thursday.
The event will include two public listening sessions focused on affordable housing and homelessness across Colorado.
"We are at an inflection point for affordable housing, and it's critical that we find creative solutions that meet this moment," Neguse said in a news release.
Those interested in participating are asked to RSVP at NeguseEvents.com to receive login inform…
The U.S. House Natural Resources Committee late Thursday approved its first piece of Democrats' sweeping $3.5 trillion spending blueprint on a party-line 24-13 vote.
Among the highest priorities for President Joe Biden in the plan was addressing climate change, and the panel included initiatives ranging from oil and gas reform to offshore wind ventures.
The House action was only the starting point for the bill, which will be combined with those of several other House committees to form a massi…
Carly Sorenson knew she wasn't a fit for college after less than a year at Metro State University in Denver.
After trying two majors, the 22-year-old from Niwot dropped out with a sinking sense of dread about her future. She knew she felt stifled in a classroom, but couldn't imagine what would amount to a satisfying career.
Today, Sorenson thinks she's found it in a job with Mile High Youth Corps. Armed with a chainsaw named after a Pokemon creature (Bonsly, if you were wondering), she works…