ICYMI - Last week, U.S. Representative Brittany Pettersen (CO-07) visited parts of her congressional district in the high country, touring businesses and meeting with residents from Lake, Chaffee, and Park Counties. She hosted roundtables in Bailey and Buena Vista to hear from small businesses owners about the challenges they are facing, talked with community leaders in Leadville and… Read more »
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WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Representatives Brittany Pettersen (CO-07), Wiley Nickel (NC-13), and Eric Sorensen (IL-17) introduced a Congressional resolution opposing a proposed national sales tax on working families. The resolution, which was introduced in the Senate by… Read more »
WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Representative Brittany Pettersen (CO-07) announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded Jefferson County $1,954,103 in federal funding for Head Start and Early Head Start programs to support some of Colorado’s most vulnerable young children and their families.
“Early Head Start and Head Start programs can be transformational… Read more »
DENVER—U.S. Representative Brittany Pettersen (CO-07) sent a letter today to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy urging him to restore the ZIP Code for the town of Silver Cliff, located in the southern part of Congressional District Seven. In 1991, the town lost its unique ZIP Code, which has resulted in delays and extensive errors with postal delivery, as well as a loss of hundreds of… Read more »
DENVER—Today, U.S. Representative Brittany Pettersen (CO-07) delivered Valentine’s Day cards to local veterans through the Jefferson County Veterans Services Office and Veterans Affairs Clinic in Golden, as part of Valentines for Veterans, a program she launched to show appreciation for veterans in Colorado’s 7th Congressional… Read more »
WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Representative Brittany Pettersen (CO-07) released the following statement on President Biden’s State of the Union address to the nation:
“Tonight, I had the honor of sitting for the first time in the House of Representatives as the President addressed the American people. Right now, our country is at a tipping point. As we continue to recover from the COVID-19… Read more »
DENVER—Today, U.S. Representative Brittany Pettersen (CO-07) announced her Valentines for Veterans program, encouraging families and students to show appreciation for veterans with homemade Valentine’s Day cards. Residents can bring the cards to Pettersen’s Lakewood district office starting on Monday, February 6 through Friday, February 10. Once received, the valentines will be… Read more »
WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Representative Brittany Pettersen (CO-07) announced that she has been selected to join the House Financial Services Committee led by Chairman Patrick McHenry (R-NC) and Ranking Member Maxine Waters (D-CA). The committee has jurisdiction over America’s housing and financial services sectors, including banking, insurance, real estate, public and assisted housing,… Read more »
WASHINGTON—U.S. Representative Brittany Pettersen (CO-07) sent a letter today to Postmaster General Louis DeJoy about the urgent postal operation issues in the Buena Vista and Twin Lakes community. Some residents served by the Buena Vista Post Office have gone weeks without receiving mail, including delays in the delivery of essential packages containing prescription drugs, food, and… Read more »
WASHINGTON—Representative Brittany Pettersen (CO-07) announced today that she has joined the Bipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force, a group focused on promoting policies to combat the addiction and mental health crises in America. Since first entering public service, Pettersen has championed efforts to address the addiction epidemic, inspired by her own mother’s struggle that… Read more »