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2013-02-13 16:27:40

YORK, Pa., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Frank, President and CEO of York, PA-based Voith Hydro, praised the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013, which was passed by the House of Representatives today by a unanimous 422-0 vote. Sponsored by Representatives Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Diana DeGette (D-CO), the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act would boost small hydro and conduit projects in the U.S. and help to reduce the timeline for FERC's licensing process...

2012-04-24 06:26:47

Congressional Staff Point to Legislative Reform Options to Combat Increasing Shortage WASHINGTON, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF), in collaboration with the Friends of Cancer Research (FOCR) and 50 national non-profit patient advocacy Regulatory Education and Action for Patients (REAP) member organizations, today convened a briefing on Capitol Hill to showcase the patient perspective on the national drug shortage crisis...

2011-09-29 12:12:00

"Representatives Henry Waxman and Diana DeGette should put aside their partisan rancor to engage in a thoughtful examination of whether Planned Parenthood is properly using federal dollars," said AUL's Dr. Charmaine Yoest WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life President and CEO Dr. Charmaine Yoest called the efforts of Representatives Henry Waxman and Diana DeGette to end the investigation of Planned Parenthood's use of millions in taxpayer funding...

2010-09-10 11:47:11

Research!America today called on Congress to take legislative action that will allow federal funding for human embryonic stem cell research to proceed, in light of U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth's refusal yesterday to lift his recent injunction on federally funded research using embryonic stem cell research. Research!America strongly supports the Stem Cell Research Advancement Act (H.R. 4808) introduced in March 2010 by Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Mike Castle (R-DE) that...

2009-11-17 16:09:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council President Tony Perkins today called on President Obama and Congressional leaders to repudiate comments made by U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) to The Hill's Michael O'Brien that "religiously-affiliated groups...should be shut out of the process" in the health care debate because of their support for the Stupak/Pitts amendment. She told The Hill, "Last I heard, we had separation of church and state in this country,"...

2009-06-09 15:33:00

WASHINGTON, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a move that recent studies suggest could result in thousands of lost jobs, billions in foregone taxpayer revenue, and massive amounts of American energy left in the ground, U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-Colo.), Maurice Hinchey (D-N.Y.), and Jared Polis (D-Colo.), along with Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.), today introduced companion legislation seeking to impose new restrictions on a safe and commonly used energy technology known as hydraulic fracturing....

2009-03-19 10:05:00

Children's Health Protection Act Will End Pre-Existing Coverage Limitations for Children With Private Insurance, Safeguard Access to Care for Children With Chronic Illness WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Patient Advocate Foundation (NPAF) - a national, non-profit organization dedicated to the mission of creating avenues of improved patient access to health care through public policy reform at the state and federal levels - today praised Senators Frank R....

2009-01-13 12:10:00

Legislation provides women with the tools they need to prevent unintended pregnancies WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) joined Rules Committee Chairwoman Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY) and Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) to introduce the Prevention First Act, legislation that will improve access to women's health care, reduce the rate of unintended pregnancy and reduce abortions -- all while saving scarce public...

2008-09-24 12:00:12

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Liz Richardson of Trust for America's Health, +1-202- 223-8970, x21, lrichardson@tfah.org Resolution Supported by Over 160 Public Health Organizations WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trust for America's Health (TFAH) a public health non-profit, commended the U.S. House of Representatives today, for passing a resolution that supports an increased federal commitment to prevention and public health for all Americans. The original cosponsors...

2008-08-29 12:00:50

Colorado's Ken Salazar, a U.S. Senate colleague of Barack Obama, will nominate the presumptive Democratic Party nominee before the roll-call vote tonight at the Pepsi Center. Salazar, an Alamosa rancher in his first term in the Senate, gives the evening a Colorado flavor in a state where the presidential race between Obama and Republican John McCain is seen as a toss-up. On Thursday, the final night of the convention, plenty of Coloradans will take the podium before Obama gives his...