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Diana DeGette's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Diana Louise DeGette
Office: U.S. House (CO) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
Primary June 24, 2014
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Lino; 2 Children
Birth Date: 07/29/1957
Birth Place: Tachikawa, Japan
Home City: Denver, CO
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Issue Position: Food and Consumer Product Safety
Issue Position: Consumer Product Safety
Aug. 5, 2014 DeGette, Colorado Business Leaders Call on Congress to Reauthorize the Export-Import Bank
July 15, 2014 Letter to John Roth, Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security - Investigations Into Allegations of Anti-Competitive Conduct by Motorola
July 15, 2014 Ranking Members Waxman, Eshoo, and DeGette Call for Investigation of DHS Grants to Motorola
July 13, 2014 Newsletter: Preserving Women's Private Health Decisions
July 8, 2014 NY Times - Democrats Push Bill to Reverse Supreme Court Ruling on Contraceptives
July 2, 2014 DeGette, Nadler to Introduce Response to Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Decision
June 5, 2014 DeGette Statement on General Motors' Internal Report on Ignition Switch Failures
May 16, 2014 DeGette Statement on GM-NHTSA Agreement
April 10, 2014 DeGette Statement on GM's Suspension of Engineers Involved in Ignition Switch Recalls
March 27, 2014 DeGette Joins Reps. Esty, Schakowsky, Bustos, Ruiz, and Bishop In Introducing Legislation to Protect Children From E-Cigarettes
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 11, 2014 Letter to Mary Barra, Cheif Executive Officer of the General Motors Company - Information on Auto Recall
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
Dec. 16, 2013 DeGette And Farenthold Introduce The PACES Act
Dec. 5, 2013 DeGette Statement On Passage Of The Innovation Act
Oct. 25, 2013 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Director Office of Management and Budget - Finalize Strong EPA Guidance on Hydraulic Fracturing with Diesel Fuels
Oct. 15, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Impact of the Government Shutdown on Energy and Commerce
March 19, 2013 DeGette Response To President Obama's State Of The Union Address
March 19, 2013 DeGette-McMorris Rodgers Hydropower Bill Passes U.S. House Unanimously
March 4, 2013 DeGette Statement On FDA's Report On Traceability Pilot Projects
Jan. 23, 2013 DeGette Statement On Debt Ceiling "Gimmick" Vote
April 19, 2012 DeGette Statement On Small Business Tax Cut Act
Jan. 26, 2012 Stearns Expresses Concern With Impact of Google's New Policies on Consumer Privacy
Jan. 12, 2012 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman of the Committee on Energy and Commerce and Mary Bono Mack, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Commerce Manufacturing and Trade Cliff Stearns, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation - Consumer Privacy
Dec. 7, 2011 Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2011
Sept. 21, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner - Emergency Funds
Sept. 15, 2011 DeGette Statement on President Obama's Jobs Address
Feb. 10, 2011 Directing Committees to Review Regulations from Federal Agencies
Jan. 26, 2011 DeGette Presides Over Oversight & Investigations Subcommittee Hearing for First Time as Ranking Member
Sept. 27, 2010 DeGette Applauds Enactment of Small Business Jobs Bill
June 22, 2010 DeGette Applauds Tough New Tobacco Rules
June 18, 2010 DeGegette Votes to Create Jobs, Strengthen Small Businesses
June 12, 2009 DeGette Hails Passage Of Smoking Prevention Bill
March 16, 2009 DeGette Comments On AIG Bonuses
Oct. 3, 2008 'No Deal' Sentiment on Bailout Softens
Sept. 29, 2008 Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008
Sept. 18, 2008 Say "No" to Big Oil
July 30, 2008 Conference Report On H.R.4040, Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act Of 2008
Jan. 31, 2008 FDA Field Labs Remain Open
Dec. 19, 2007 Consumer Product Safety Bill Passes House
Dec. 18, 2007 Consumer Product Bill Clears Hurdle
Nov. 2, 2007 Industry-Paid Travel Outrageous
Nov. 2, 2007 PBS "Newshour with Jim Lehrer" -Transcript
Nov. 1, 2007 Degette Joins Dingell and Rush in Introducing Comprehensive Consumer Protection Legislation
March 15, 2005 DeGette: Better Steps Must be Taken to Protect Consumer Data
July 8, 2004 Loan Programs For Small Businesses: A Sound Investment
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Creating Jobs for the First District
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