WASHINGTON—U.S. Representatives Brittany Pettersen (D-CO) and Blake Moore (R-UT) introduced the bipartisan Outdoor Recreational Outfitting and Guiding Act to provide regulatory relief to workers in the outdoor outfitting and guiding industry.
“Outfitters and river guides allow people from around the world to experience Colorado’s stunning natural beauty,” said… Read more »
DENVER—Today, U.S. Representative Brittany Pettersen (CO-07) announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the City of Woodland Park $220,000 in federal funding to develop a plan to improve roadway safety for the Pikes Peak Region. This funding will allow local officials to identify the most significant roadway safety concerns in Woodland Park and the surrounding area… Read more »
WASHINGTON—U.S. Representatives Brittany Pettersen (D-CO) and David G. Valadao (R-CA) today introduced the bipartisan Online Dating Safety Act. This bill would require dating apps and services to issue fraud ban notifications to users who have interacted with a person removed from the app. The Federal Trade Commission reported that romance scams resulted in victims losing $1.3… Read more »
WASHINGTON—U.S. Representative Brittany Pettersen (CO-07) released the following statement after Mike Johnson was elected Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives:
“For three weeks, House Republicans have wasted the American people’s time and put politics ahead of the urgent needs of our country. Instead of working with Democrats to find a bipartisan path forward, they chose to… Read more »
DENVER—U.S. Representative Brittany Pettersen joined Senators Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper, and Representatives Diana DeGette, Ken Buck, Joe Neguse, Jason Crow, and Yadira Caraveo in calling on the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to work with Denver International Airport to improve wait times for passengers.
“We write to request that the Transportation… Read more »
WASHINGTON—U.S. Representative Brittany Pettersen (CO-07) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives went into recess without a Speaker:
“The American people shouldn’t have to pay the price for the Republican party’s inability to govern. It’s been two and a half weeks since the U.S. House of Representatives had a Speaker. Yet, we’ve all been sent… Read more »
WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Representative Brittany Pettersen joined Senators John Hickenlooper and Michael Bennet, and Representative Joe Neguse to introduce legislation to change the name of Colorado’s Mount Evans Wilderness to the Mount Blue Sky Wilderness. The change aligns with the U.S. Board of Geographic Names’ recent decision to officially rename Mount Evans to Mount Blue… Read more »
WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Representatives Brittany Pettersen (D-CO) and John Duarte (R-CA) introduced bipartisan legislation to permanently authorize Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) funding. PILT provides payments to counties, including 56 of Colorado’s counties, and other local governments with non-taxable federal land within their borders to offset the lost property tax revenue. This… Read more »
DENVER—Today, U.S. Representative Brittany Pettersen (CO-07) welcomed Democratic Whip Katherine Clark (MA-05) to Colorado’s 7th Congressional District for a roundtable discussion on the child care crisis in Colorado and the United States. They met with child care providers, advocates, and local officials at Jefferson Jr./Sr. High School to discuss the child care fiscal… Read more »
WASHINGTON—Today, U.S. Representative Brittany Pettersen (CO-07) led the Colorado Democratic House Delegation in a letter to Senate and House leadership, as well as leadership for the House and Senate Appropriations Committees, over concerns with the level of funding allocated to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). In the letter, they call… Read more »