Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Jan 9, 2008 Press Release

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

Dec 20, 2007 Press Release
Vice Chair DeGette Comments on Democratic Progress and Republican Obstructionism

 

Dec 19, 2007 Press Release

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 measure.

“The State Children’s Health Care Insurance

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Dec 19, 2007 Press Release

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

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Dec 19, 2007 Press Release

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

Dec 18, 2007 Press Release

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

Dec 18, 2007 Press Release
DeGette Praises Energy and Commerce Committee Approval Clearing Way for Full House Consideration

 

Dec 17, 2007 Press Release

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.

Dec 12, 2007 Press Release
Washington, D.C. – Chief Deputy Whip Diana DeGette (D-CO) today joined an overwhelming bipartisan majority in Congress to pass H.R. 1585, the "National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008,"which will strengthen our military, support our troops and improve military readiness.
 
Dec 6, 2007 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) today praised the passage of the Energy Independence and Security Act on a vote of 235 to 181. DeGette, who led efforts to pass a national Renewable Electricity Standard (RES) in the original House bill, said the energy bill is "forward-thinking addressing many of our nation’s energy challenges."

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