Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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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."
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:

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