Denver – Chief Deputy Whip Diana DeGette made the following tribute today for her close personal friend United States District Court Judge Philip Figa, which will be entered into the Congressional Record when Congress reconvenes for the second session of the 110th Congress:
TRIBUTE TO PHILLIP S. FIGA
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT JUDGE
HON. DIANA DeGETTE
WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the health care of
millions hanging in the balance, Congress today passed an extension of
the Children’s Health Care Insurance Program (SCHIP), S. 2499, the
Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP Extension Act, on a vote of 411 to 3.
Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) supported
“The State Children’s Health Care Insurance
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chief Deputy Whip Diana DeGette (D-CO) today
reaffirmed her commitment to ending the war in Iraq by opposing a
Senate change to the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2007 that
provides a blank check for the war in Iraq. The House agreed to the
Senate change on a vote of 272 to 142.
“I remain committed to
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Congress prepares to recess for the holidays, the House of Representatives today passed comprehensive consumer product safety legislation – H.R. 4040, the Consumer Product Modernization Act of 2007 – unanimously on a vote of 407 to 0. Energy and Commerce Committee Vice
WASHINGTON, D.C. – With gas and oil prices skyrocketing, Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) today hailed the passage of the Energy Independence and Security Act [vote of 314-100], landmark energy legislation that will make America more energy independent, cut energy costs for families, reduce global warming, and
WASHIGNTON, D.C. – As the Congressional session winds down for the
Holiday season, Chief Deputy Whip Diana DeGette (D-CO) today issued the
following statement regarding the Consolidated Appropriations Act that
includes $100 million in security funding for the 2008 Democratic and
Republican National Conventions; Denver and St. Paul will be allocated
$50 million each.