President’s 2009 Budget Slashes Effective Programs While Increasing Funding for Programs Deemed ‘Ineffective’ by Own Administration
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
WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the news of another stem cell advancement, Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO), the chief architect of the Embryonic Stem Cell Research Act, today released the following comments:
"This new discovery represents another exciting advancement in embryonic stem cell research.
WASHINGTON, DC – Chief Deputy Whip Diana DeGette (D-CO) today released
the following statement as she voted in favor of a 21-day extension of
the Protect America Act, which addresses the Foreign Intelligence
Surveillance Act (FISA):
“We need to reform the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act in a way
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chief Deputy Whip Diana DeGette (D-CO) today offered
the following comments on President Bush’s 2009 Budget Proposal:
“The priorities reflected in President Bush’s 2009 budget proposal do not reflect the priorities of the American people. Americans deserve a budget that helps them meet real life needs -- a budget based on reality.