Washington D.C.—This morning, following reports last night that Administration immigration authorities would target people for deportation in several cities across the U.S. this weekend, including in Denver, Representatives Joe Neguse, Diana DeGette, Ed Perlmutter and Jason Crow released the following joint statement:
Washington, D.C.— Congressman Joe Neguse has secured a committee markup in the Natural Resources Committee for the Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act, legislation he introduced in January to preserve about 400,000 acres of public lands across the state, with a companion bill brought by Senator Michael Bennet in the Senate.
Washington, D.C.— This week, Congressman Neguse took to the House floor to advocate for robust funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund in the FY 2020 Department of Interior budget. Over the last 50 years, LWCF has provided critical funding for land and water conservation projects in every state and supported over 42,000 state and local park projects.
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.
Washington D.C. — Today, Congressman Neguse passed an amendment on the House floor which would provide robust funding for states to improve their criminal and mental health records as part of the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS).
Washington, D.C.— Today, a provision from Congressman Joe Neguse to provide for $5 million for the Affordable College Textbooks Pilot program passed on the U.S. House floor. The provision was included in an appropriations minibus package which would fund the Departments of Defense, Labor, Health and Human Services and Education in FY2020.
Washington, D.C. — Today, the House approved a measure from Representative Neguse and Representative Dingell to expand funding for Fisher House Foundation to $10 million dollars. The bipartisan provision passed along with the minibus appropriations package that would fund the Departments of Defense, Labor, Health and Human Services and Education in FY 2020.
Washington D.C. — Today, Congressman Joe Neguse secured an additional $1 billion for IDEA, the federal grant program that supports students with disabilities.
Washington D.C. — Today, an effort championed by Congressman Joe Neguse to install a national monument in Washington D.C. to commemorate the women’s suffrage movement will be considered before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Legislation introduced by Congressman Neguse to install Loveland artist Jane DeDeckers Every Word We Utter statue depicting Susan B.
Washington D.C.— Today, Congressman Joe Neguse congratulated Colorado State University on being awarded a $128.7 million cooperative grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to continue research at the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA).