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February 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C.— Today, Congressman Joe Neguse (CO-02) joined Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) and Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) to introduce the Green New Deal resolution  which resolves to work toward 100 percent renewable energy by 2030 and to ensure that jobs created in the transition provide living wages, equal opportunity and work to counteract systemic racial, regional, social and economic injustices

February 7, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C.— Today, Colorado Representative Joe Neguse was appointed as one of eight Democratic members to the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. Neguse, 34, is the youngest member of the Committee and the only Representative from Colorado and the Rocky Mountain West. Neguse issued the following statement in response to the announcement:

February 6, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C.— This morning at 10:00 a.m., the Natural Resources Committee will hold its first hearing in 8 years to discuss the importance of taking action to combat climate change on American communities, resources, and economic well-being.

January 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Congressman Joe Neguse (D-CO-02) today unveiled the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy (CORE) Act. The CORE Act protects approximately 400,000 acres of public land in Colorado, establishing new wilderness areas and safeguarding existing outdoor recreation opportunities to boost the economy for future generations.

January 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C.— Last night, Congressman Joe Neguse was appointed to the House Natural Resources Committee, which considers legislation and oversees federal conservation and species protection programs. Congressman Neguse issued the following statement regarding his appointment to the committee:

January 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.Following his swearing in on January 3rd, in Washington D.C., Congressman Joe Neguse went to work immediately to fix the ongoing government shutdown and has introduced several pieces of original legislation that will have a positive impact on the 2nd Congressional District and State of Colorado. Despite being a freshman, Rep.

January 11, 2019 Press Release
Today, Congressman Joe Neguse (D-CO) joined House Democrats to pass the FY 2019 Department of the Interior and EPA appropriations bill to prevent the degradation of Colorado’s national parks and allow EPA to resume its critical activities in protecting clean air and clean water for Colorado families.
January 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C.—Congressman Joe Neguse, today, introduced his first piece of legislation, the Solar Expansion Distributed Generation Exponentially (EDGE) Act which incentivizes residential solar installation and long-term job growth in the solar industry.