Chief Deputy Whip DeGette Renews Commitment for Timelines and Benchmarks to End the War in Iraq
WASHINGTON, DC – In advance of General David Petraeus’ Iraq progress report expected September 15th, Chief Deputy Whip Diana DeGette (D-CO) today renewed her strong support for a new direction in Iraq, including troop withdrawal timelines and political benchmarks for a quick and responsible end to the war.
WASHINGTON, DC – As concerns about the safety of our nation’s food supply continue to grow, Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) today introduced two key pieces of food safety legislation to protect
WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) offered the following remarks on the release of today’s U.S. Census Bureau’s annual report on Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage. The report showed the number American’s uninsured has increased from 44.8 million in 2005 to 47 million in 2006, including an
WASHINGTON, DC - Chief Deputy Whip Diana DeGette (D-CO) today offered
the following statement on the resignation of Attorney General Alberto
“The resignation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales is long overdue,” said DeGette. “The political games the Bush Administration has played with our justice system have put its
Pledges to Fight Bush Administration for Adequate Funding of SCHIP
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette
(D-CO) today blasted the Bush Administration for adopting new standards
that would make it much more difficult for states to extend health
coverage to children in middle-income families under the State
Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).
WASHINGTON, DC – Due to mounting pressure from Congress, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced it will not proceed with reorganization plans that include the closing of seven FDA labs across the country, including the Denver Federal Center in Lakewood. Energy
WASHINGTON, DC – To combat the effects of global warming and climate change, the House of Representatives today approved the Udall Amendment to the House Energy Bill on a vote of 220 to 190. The Amendment creates a national Renewable Energy Standard (RES) that requires electric
WASHINGTON, DC – Stemming from the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Investigation of the Bush Administration’s proposal to consolidate Food and Drug Administration (FDA) labs, a provision was included in H.R. 3161, The FY08 Agriculture Appropriations Bill, blocking the closure of FDA field and district labs, including the facility at the Denver Federal Center in Lakewood.