Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Mar 13, 2008

WASHINGTON – Chief Deputy Whip Diana DeGette (D-CO) today released the following statement regarding the Department of Interior’s Roan Plateau decision:

“I strongly oppose the decision by the Department of Interior to move forward with their plan of drilling the top of the Roan Plateau.  The Roan Plateau represents the best of Colorado – it is a prominent site

Mar 12, 2008

WASHINGTON – As questions remain about the safety of our food supply, Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) submitted the following opening statement into the record at today’s Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations subcommittee hearing entitled, ““Regulatory Failure: Must America Live with Unsafe Food?”

Mar 12, 2008

WASHINGTON – Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) released the following statement today criticizing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for failing to

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Mar 7, 2008

DeGette Comments on Jobs Report Showing Another Month of Decline


DENVER - Chief Deputy Whip Diana DeGette (D-CO) issued the following statement today on the disturbing jobs report from the US Labor Department, which showed that the US economy lost 63,000 jobs in February, the largest monthly job decline in nearly five years.

Mar 4, 2008

WASHINGTON — Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) today commented on a report released by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on the impact of the

Mar 3, 2008
Chief Deputy Whip and Vice Chair DeGette leads Colorado House Delegation

 

Feb 28, 2008

President’s 2009 Budget Slashes Effective Programs While Increasing Funding for Programs Deemed ‘Ineffective’ by Own Administration

Feb 27, 2008

WASHINGTON –  As energy prices continue to rise, oil approaching $102 per barrel and gasoline costing $3.15 at the pump, Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) today supported the Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax Act, which ends unnecessary subsidies to big oil companies and invests in clean, renewable energy

Feb 26, 2008
DeGette Presses Food Company Chiefs; Giving Government Mandatory Recall Authority is the Way Forward

 

Feb 26, 2008
DeGette Highlights Administration Actions that Restrict States’ ability to Provide Health Care to Low-Income Children

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As many states struggle to secure affordable coverage for uninsured children, Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) highlighted the restrictions

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