iOS app Android app

Diana Degette

ALEC's Fracking Chemical Disclosure Bill Moving Through Florida Legislature

Steve Horn | Posted 04.21.2014 | Green
Steve Horn

The American Legislative Exchange Council's (ALEC) model bill for disclosure of chemicals injected into the ground during the controversial hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") process is back for a sequel in the Sunshine State legislature.

Matt Ferner

Pot Businesses Need Banking Access Now, Colorado Lawmakers Say

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Six high-profile lawmakers from Colorado's congressional delegation are urging swift action from the federal government to allow marijuana-related bus...

Friday Talking Points -- Bullygate

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The big news at the end of this week was New Jersey's Chris Christie trying to navigate a bridge over some very troubled waters. Is Christie now no longer a viable candidate for the 2016 Republican nomination?

Matt Ferner

Colorado Lawmaker: We Sold Legal Weed And 'Guess What? The World Didn't End'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Rep. Diana DeGette (D-Colo.), one of the House Democrats' chief deputy whips, sent an email to her supporters Monday night with glowing praise for her...

NRA Blasts 'Stupid' Democrat After Remarks On Gun Magazines

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.04.2013 | Politics

Rep. Diana DeGette (D-Colo.) is feeling the heat from gun advocates after offering a confusing argument for a federal ban on high-capacity magazines ...

Teachers Will Not Be Carrying Concealed Weapons In Colorado

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.29.2013 | Denver

Colorado teachers will not be carrying concealed weapons at schools any time soon. In Senate committee on Monday, Colorado Democrats rejected a Rep...

Victory Fund: Rethinking for the Future

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 01.16.2013 | Gay Voices
Peter D. Rosenstein

The time has come for the Victory Fund to take a look in the mirror and perhaps rethink their mission.

Exemption From Federal Pot Law Legislation Is Here

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 11.16.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard. Colorado U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette introduced legislation today that would exempt states from federal...

Coffman's Opposition to Promising Medical Research Rooted in his Extreme Anti-Abortion Position

Jason Salzman | Posted 12.25.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

One of the more memorable ads this election is the House Majority PAC's attack on Coffman for opposing embryonic stem cell research. In its Truth Test on this topic, 9News should have said more about the ramifications of Coffman's position.

Meningitis Outbreak Prompts Call For Tighter Drug Rules

Reuters | Tim Ghianni | Posted 12.09.2012 | Healthy Living

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct 9 (Reuters) - A rare U.S. outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to steroid injections has claimed four more lives with Florida ...

WATCH: DeGette Makes Appeal To Women Voters

Posted 09.06.2012 | Denver

Before Sandra Fluke took the stage Wednesday for the Democratic National Convention, Colorado's U.S. Representative Diana DeGette attacked the Romney-...

Polls: Majority Of Colorado Voters Favor Ban On Assault Weapons

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 08.09.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard. Poll results released late Wednesday by Public Policy Polling reported Colorado voters favor bannin...

Colorado Reps Lead The Way Toward Tighter Gun Control Laws

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 08.07.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard. While many politicians are playing it safe, saying it is too soon to talk about gun laws or saying ...

Jennifer Bendery

'Never Overestimate The Power Of The NRA': Carolyn McCarthy Says Obama Should Use Executive Authority On Gun Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.) said Tuesday that President Barack Obama should use his executive authority to reform gun laws, something...

Jeffrey Young

Rahm Emanuel Fights For Widely Criticized Debt Collector

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 05.08.2012 | Business

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants his Democratic colleague Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson to lay off hospital debt-collector Accretive Health,...

Laura Bassett

Dem Lawmaker Blames Catholic Bishops For 'Confusion'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Diana DeGette, co-chair of the Congressional Pro Choice Caucus, said that at least three of her progressive colleagues, whom she de...

4 Bankers Ready to Lend

Robert Schwab | Posted 03.18.2012 | Denver
Robert Schwab

Dana Bondy, senior vice president for business banking at Colorado State Bank and Trust, likes to make lists, and so he made one during a panel discus...

'Green News Report' - November 17, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.17.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Political...

WATCH: Colorado's Politicians Celebrate Ally Week

Posted 12.21.2011 | Denver

One Colorado produced a video celebrating national Ally Week, honoring local straight allies of LGBT youth. The video features Democratic Sens. Mar...

The Debt Ceiling: Simplify the Process; Solve the Problem

Rep. Diana DeGette | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics
Rep. Diana DeGette

Agree to raise the debt limit. Period. Disagreeable as it may be for some, this necessary step should not be held hostage by budget negotiations around spending and budget balancing.

Ground Zero Law Firm Sues Over Colorado Drilling

David Frey | Posted 05.28.2011 | Denver
David Frey

A New York law firm that won a major settlement for World Trade Center rescue workers is representing residents of Colorado's Western Slope who say th...

Polis, DeGette Once-Again Introduce Fracking Oversight Bill

Colorado Independent | David O. Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette and Jared Polis, both Colorado Democrats, have once again introduced the Fracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals...

1.3 Million Gallons Of Diesel Fuel Into The Ground? State Looking Into Accusations

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) is investigating claims made in a congressional report regarding the injection of diesel fuel...

Diana DeGette And Jared Polis's Bill To Regulate Fracking Looks Less Likely To Pass

The Durango Herald | Tamar Hallerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON -- With Republicans gearing up to take control of the U.S. House of Representatives come January, hopes for federal regulation of hydraulic...

Amanda Terkel

Nancy Pelosi: Women's Rights Facing Greatest Threat In Our Lifetime

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Women's reproductive rights are being seriously threatened by the Republican Party, according to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-C...