Press Releases

May 28, 2020

Neguse, Nadler, Cicilline, Jordan and Sensenbrenner Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Permanently Reauthorize a Critical Antitrust Program

Washington D.C.-Today, Congressman Joe Neguse (D-CO), along with Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI), Chair of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Constitutional and Administrative Law and Congressman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI), Ranking Member for the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Constitutional and Administrative Law introduced … Continue Reading


May 28, 2020

Congressman Neguse Helps Secure Changes for PPP to Support Colorado Small Businesses

Washington D.C.-Today Congressman Joe Neguse helped secure passage in the U.S. House of Representatives of needed changes to the Payroll Protection Program. The bipartisan PPP Flexibility Act would increase flexibility and access to PPP loans by extending the program and loan forgiveness periods and loosening restrictions to allow for more small businesses to access the program. "Small businesses from Larimer County to Summit County are hurting at the hands of this pandemic. While PPP has … Continue Reading


May 28, 2020

Congressman Neguse Returns Over $1 Million to Constituents, Answers 100,000+ Letters

Casework requests and constituent engagement have both skyrocketed amidst the pandemic Washington D.C.-Today, Congressman Joe Neguse announced that his office has saved over $1 million dollars for constituents in his district and has responded to over 100,000 letters, emails and phone calls since he took office last year. Since the onset of the COVID-19 outbreak, his office has seen increased engagement from constituents through phone calls, emails, letters, and higher volumes of casework … Continue Reading


May 22, 2020

Neguse, Castor, Sherrill Lead Calls for Coordinated COVID-19 Seasonality Research

Washington D.C.- Today, Congressman Joe Neguse, along with the Chair of the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Kathy Castor and Chair of the Science, Space and Technology Subcommittee on Environment Mikie Sherrill led a letter urging the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to direct all federal science agencies to collaborate on research into the seasonality of COVID-19. In a letter to OSTP Director Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier, Congressman Neguse and others noted the need to rapidly … Continue Reading


May 21, 2020

Congressmen Neguse and Crow Lead Colorado Delegation Letter Calling for Regulatory Flexibility for Veteran Service Organizations

VSOs Are Struggling to Gain Access To The Funds They Need And Realize Full Loan Forgiveness Under CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program Washington D.C.- Today, Congressmen Joe Neguse and Jason Crow led the Colorado Delegation in calling on the Department of the Treasury and the Small Business Administration to provide regulatory flexibility to ensure that Veteran Service Organizations (VSO) have access to the funds they need and receive full loan forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection … Continue Reading


May 20, 2020

Congressman Neguse, Colorado Delegation Members Request Continued and Expanded PPE for Colorado Senior Living Facilities

Washington D.C.-In response to multiple COVID-19 outbreaks at senior living facilities across Colorado, Congressman Joe Neguse led a bipartisan letter today, along with the full Colorado Delegation, to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requesting that personal protective equipment (PPE) deliveries to these facilities be continued through June and July. "Since the beginning of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, senior living facilities have been the epicenter of both … Continue Reading


May 19, 2020

Congressman Neguse Applauds Local Disbursement of CARES Act Funds, Calls for Passage of the Heroes Act

Washington D.C.-Today, Congressman Joe Neguse issued a statement in response to an earlier announcement from Governor Jared Polis that he will distribute $275 million of Colorado's CARES Act funding to local governments across the state. Congressman Neguse has been a national leader in the legislative push for stabilization funds for smaller and rural communities through his introduction of the bipartisan Coronavirus Community Relief Act, and was one of the first lawmakers in the country to … Continue Reading


May 18, 2020

Representatives Neguse, Hayes and Fudge Champion Bill to Expand SNAP Delivery During COVID-19 Pandemic

Washington, D.C.-Representative Joe Neguse (D-CO), Representative Jahana Hayes (D-CT) and Nutrition Subcommittee Chairwoman Marcia Fudge (D-OH), today introduced the Increasing Access to SNAP Delivery During COVID-19 Act. This legislation would ensure SNAP participants, especially seniors and immunocompromised individuals, have access to home food delivery and curbside pickup during the COVID-19 pandemic. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced companion legislation in the Senate. "As rising … Continue Reading


May 14, 2020

Congressman Neguse, Colorado Delegation Members Call for Extension of Federally-Funded Transportation Project Deadlines

Many states and cities are struggling to meet project deadlines due to COVID-19 expenditures Washington D.C.- Today, Congressman Joe Neguse, along with Senator Michael Bennet, Senator Cory Gardner, Congressman Ed Perlmutter, Congresswoman Diana DeGette, Congressman Jason Crow and Congressman Scott Tipton, called for the Department of Transportation (DOT) to allow for increased flexibility in, or an extension of, project deadlines for the completion of federally funded transportation projects. … Continue Reading


May 12, 2020

Congressman Neguse Secures SNAP Expansion in Next House Coronavirus Aid Package

House Democrats announced today plans to include an expansion of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in the next House Coronavirus aid package, a provision Congressman Neguse has actively advocated for over the last few weeks Washington D.C.-Congressman Joe Neguse announced today that he has secured a 15% increase in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in the next Coronavirus aid package. House Democrats today released text of the proposed plan, the Heroes … Continue Reading


May 12, 2020

Congressman Neguse Secures Essential Homeless Assistance Funding in Next House Coronavirus Aid Package

Congress announced today plans to include $11.5 billion for Emergency Solution Grants to resource individuals withouthomes, a provision Congressman Neguse has actively advocated for over the last few weeks Washington D.C.-Congressman Joe Neguse announced today that he has secured $11.5 billion for Emergency Solution Grants in the next proposed Coronavirus aid package to equip and resource homeless communities throughout the U.S.. House Democrats today released text of the proposed plan, … Continue Reading


May 12, 2020

Congressman Neguse Secures $25 Billion for the U.S. Postal Service in Next House Coronavirus Funding Package

Washington D.C.-Congressman Joe Neguse announced today that he has secured $25 billion for the U.S. Postal Service in the next proposed Coronavirus aid package. House Democrats today released text of the proposed plan, the HEROES Act, or the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act, which would increase aid for state and local governments on the frontlines of the coronavirus crisis; extend unemployment insurance benefits; and provide more direct payments to Americans. … Continue Reading


May 12, 2020

Congressman Joe Neguse Ranked Most Bipartisan Member of Colorado’s Congressional Delegation

A new index from Georgetown University and the Lugar Center ranks Congressman Joe Neguse as the most bipartisan member of the Colorado Congressional Delegation, 65th among all members Washington D.C.-A new bipartisan index from Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy and the Lugar Center ranks Congressman Joe Neguse as the most bipartisan member of the Colorado Congressional Delegation. View the full ranking here. The Bipartisan Index measures the frequency with which a Member … Continue Reading


May 12, 2020

Congressman Neguse Secures $375 Billion in Direct Aid for Small Cities and Counties in Next House Coronavirus Funding Package

Congress announced today plans to include $375 for smaller cities and counties across the U.S. as proposed in Congressman Neguse's Coronavirus Community Relief Act. Congressman Neguse was one of the first members to propose fixing the population limit provided in the CARES Act to ensure that every city and county received aid Washington D.C.-Congressman Joe Neguse announced today that he has secured $375 billion for small cities and counties across the 2nd Congressional District and across … Continue Reading


May 11, 2020

Congressman Neguse Introduces New Legislation to Secure U.S. Elections Amidst COVID-19

The legislation would repeal the grant-matching requirement for states to receive election security funding under the CARES Act Washington D.C.- Today Congressman Joe Neguse announced the introduction of new legislation-the Secure Our Elections Act-which would repeal the matching requirement for payments made to states for election security grants under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, to ensure states across the country have the resources they need to secure … Continue Reading


May 08, 2020

Congressman Neguse, Colorado Delegation Members Call for Additional Financial Support for Higher Education Institutions and Students

Colorado's institutions of higher learning are facing a financial shortfall of $274 million related to COVID-19 Pandemic Washington D.C.- Today, Congressman Joe Neguse led a bipartisan bicameral letter to House and Senate Leadership signed by Senator Michael Bennet, Senator Cory Gardner, Congresswoman Diana DeGette, Congressman Ed Perlmutter and Congressman Jason Crow. The letter requests $47 billion in additional funding for institutions of higher learning and students to address financial … Continue Reading


May 08, 2020

Neguse, Warren, Pressley and Tlaib Call for Robust Funding to Aid the Homeless During COVID-19

Congressman Neguse led a letter to House and Senate Leadership, alongside Senator Elizabeth Warren, Representatives Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib calling for $11.5 billion in Emergency Solution Grants to be included in the next Coronavirus aid package Washington D.C.- Today, Congressman Joe Neguse, along with Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representatives Ayanna Pressleyand Rashida Tlaib sent a letter urging House and Senate leadership to include $11.5 billion in funding for Emergency … Continue Reading


May 07, 2020

Neguse, Warren, Harris and Lieu Call for Price Gouging Measures to Be Included in Next COVID-19 Stimulus Package

Washington D.C.- Today, Congressman Neguse, along with Congressman Ted Lieu, Senator Elizabeth Warren, and Senator Kamala Harris, sent a letter to House and Senate leadership calling for provisions from the Price Gouging Prevention Act to be included in the next COVID-19 stimulus package. The legislation, introduced by the group a few weeks ago protects against price gouging during health emergencies and natural disasters by establishing a bright-line rule against price increases of 10 percent … Continue Reading


May 05, 2020

Congressman Neguse Introduces Bill to Expand, Strengthen SNAP Food Assistance

The bill is a companion to legislation introduced in the Senate by Colorado Senator Michael Bennet Washington D.C.- Today, Congressman Joe Neguse introduced legislation which would increase the maximum Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefit by 15 percent and ensure economic stability for millions of vulnerable Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic and future economic downturns. In addition to the 15 percent benefit increase overall and a minimum monthly increase to $30 per … Continue Reading


May 04, 2020

Congressman Neguse Leads Letter Calling for Due Process Measures in Aurora Immigration Courtroom During COVID-19

Washington D.C.-Today, Congressman Joe Neguse, along with Senator Michael Bennet, Congressman Ed Perlmutter, Congresswoman Diana DeGette and Congressman Jason Crow sent a letter to ICE highlighting grave due process issues in the Aurora Immigration Courtroom and requesting immediate fixes to ensure fairness during COVID-19. The letter addressed to James McHenry, Director of the Executive Office for Immigration Review, and Matthew Albence, Acting Director for U.S. Immigration and Customs … Continue Reading

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