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Washington, D.C.— Today, Congressman Joe Neguse secured key funding priorities for Colorado’s public lands, labs, and state NASA partnerships in H.R. 3055, the second “minibus” package of fiscal year 2020 appropriations, which funds the Departments of Interior, Energy, Agriculture, Commerce, Justice, Science, Veterans Affairs, Transportation and Housing and Urban Development, as well as the Food and Drug Administration.
Washington, D.C.— Today, Congressman Joe Neguse passed an amendment on the House floor to provide an additional $1 million for the NASA Space Grant Program, bringing the total to $49 million for Fiscal Year 2020. This is a total $5 million, or 11%, funding increase for the Program over FY 2019 levels. In April, Congressman Neguse led a bipartisan Colorado delegation letter to advocate for strong funding for the program.
WASHINGTON - Following issues in Colorado and around the country, Representative Neguse and the Colorado Delegation sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai asking for immediate action to address data inaccuracies that has held Coloradan families back, preventing them from connecting to broadband internet. Led by Representative Crow, the other co-signers of the bipartisan, bicameral letter are Sens.
Washington D.C.—Representatives Joe Neguse issued the following statement on his support for opening an impeachment inquiry:
“The Special Counsel’s report clearly outlined sweeping and systematic Russian interference in our 2016 elections. And both Republican and Democratic members of Congress have noted that the report detailed multiple instances of impeachable conduct by the President."
Washington D.C.— According to a new report, released Friday from the Town Hall Project, Congressman Joe Neguse held more town halls than any other freshman of Congress in the first quarter of the 116th Congress. The Town Hall Project’s Congressional Accountability Report calculated all public events held by members. Neguse comes in second among all freshman for public forums, with 15 events, including his “Java with Joe” meetings in the district. Of all the freshman members, he held the most “true” town halls, 13 events since taking office.
Washington D.C. — Congressman Joe Neguse has led a Colorado delegation-wide appropriations letter urging his colleagues to fund the NASA National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program in the FY 2020 Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations bill.
April 15th, 2019 - Denver Westword - Joe Neguse on Defying Expectations During First 100 Days in Congress: Traditionally, folks newly elected to the U.S. House of Representatives begin the job with the understanding that they'll have to pay dues for years, and sometimes decades, before getting a chance to exercise anything resembling real power. But Joe Neguse, the rep for Colorado's 2nd Congressional District, is among the members of the 116th Congress's freshman class to shatter that paradigm.
Washington D.C.—In the first 100 Days of the 116th Congress, Congressman Joe Neguse has already started delivering on his promises for the 2nd Congressional District, introducing a record 10 pieces of legislation, more than any other freshman member of Congress, holding 11 town halls, and launching the first-of-its kind “community service town hall” initiative.
Washington D.C.— Congressman Joe Neguse was chosen this morning to preside over the House floor throughout debate of H.R. 1644, the Save the Internet Act, to restore popular, bipartisan net neutrality protections for consumers and small businesses. The Save the Internet Act passed the House this morning.