Washington D.C.— Following the House Judiciary Committee’s approval to authorize subpoenas for several Administration officials relating to the Trump Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy, Congressman Joe Neguse released the following statement:
Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman Neguse signed onto H.R. 1571, the Debt Free College Act of 2019, bicameral legislation, led by Representative Pocan (WI-02) in the House of Representatives, aimed at reversing the student debt crisis and addressing the rising costs of higher education in 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.
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, Representative Joe Neguse joined Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) and Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) on a resolution to declare a climate emergency. The past five years have been the hottest on record, with extreme weather events, floods and tornadoes devastating communities across the country.
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.
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.
Washington D.C.— Today, Congressman Neguse voted against the Senate’s insufficient humanitarian aid legislation, which, unlike the bill passed earlier in the week from the House of Representatives, does not include standards of care for children at the border or establish restrictions to prevent funds from going
Washington, D.C.— Today, the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act, major public lands legislation introduced by Representative Joe Neguse and Senator Michael Bennet, passed the House Natural Resources Committee with a vote of 23-15. This is the first major Colorado public lands legislation to pass Committee in the U.S. Congress in over a decade.
Washington, D.C.— This week, Representative Joe Neguse, introduced a bicameral legislative package to ensure fair, equitable policies on affordable housing contracts.