Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Dec 5, 2007 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As negotiations continue in Congress regarding the Energy Bill, Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) encouraged her colleagues in the United States Senate to follow the House of Representatives in adopting an energy bill that includes a national Renewable Electricity Standard (RES).

Dec 1, 2007 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Colorado Congressional Delegation joined U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) today in sending a letter to the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Edmund S. “Kip” Hawley, pressing the Administration to take immediate steps improving the security situation at Denver International Airport (DIA).  The letter, signed by all

Dec 1, 2007 Press Release
Food Safety Report Endorses DeGette’s Food Bills

 

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Nov 21, 2007 Press Release

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 Press Release
 

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 Press Release
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 Press Release

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 Press Release

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

Nov 8, 2007 Press Release

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 8, 2007 Press Release
 

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:

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