Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Nov 21, 2007

WASHINGTON, DC -- As Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt touts the Bush Administration’s latest food import safety plan at the Seattle Fish Company in Denver, Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) today issued the following statement calling on the Secretary to “get serious when it comes to protecting consumers”:

Nov 20, 2007
Newly Released Research Not a Substitute for Embryonic Stem Cell Research; All Forms of Ethical Research Should Be Supported
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO), chief architect of the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act, released the following statement today addressing the news of alternative methods for stem cell research:

Nov 19, 2007
DeGette and McCollum Spearhead Joint CO and MN House Delegation Letter to House and Appropriations Committee Leadership
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Bipartisan members of the Colorado and Minnesota House Delegations today urged the leadership of the House of Representatives and the Committee on Appropriations to include the necessary security funds in the 2008 Appropriations bills for both the 2008 Democratic and Republican Conventions.
Nov 18, 2007

DENVER, CO – As the Secretary of Transportation, Mary Peters, visits Denver International Airport (DIA) to highlight the Bush Administration’s plan to ease holiday travel, Chief Deputy Whip Diana DeGette (D-CO) today released the following statement:

Nov 12, 2007

Touts Democratic Congress’ Accomplishments for Veterans; Sends Letter to U.S. Senate Pressing for Swift Action on Remaining Veterans’ Priorities

Nov 8, 2007
DeGette: Manufacturers Must Inspect and Certify Safety of Products
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) today issued the following statement regarding the recent consumer product recall of the children’s toy, Aqua Dots:

Nov 8, 2007
Congress Hands President Bush First Override

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Congress handed President Bush his first veto override, Chief Deputy Whip Diana DeGette (D-CO) today applauded the successful override of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). The President vetoed WRDA despite overwhelming support in the House and Senate.

Nov 7, 2007
Disappointed Gender Identity Not Included

Nov 5, 2007

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) today applauded Governor Ritter for Colorado’s first Climate Action Plan:

Nov 2, 2007

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chief Deputy Whip Diana DeGette (D-CO) today issued the following statement after President George W. Bush vetoed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) 2007 conference report:

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