Representative Joe Neguse has served as the Congressman for Colorado’s 2nd District in the U.S. House of Representatives since his election in 2018. He currently serves as the Chair of the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands and as a member of the House Judiciary and Natural Resources Committees, as well as on the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis. Before being elected to Congress, Rep. Neguse served on the University of Colorado Board of Regents, working to better the institution where he graduated undergrad summa cum laude and received his J.D. from the School of Law. Throughout his career in public service, Rep. Neguse has remained dedicated to putting local communities and their environments at the forefront of every discussion, championing the reimagining of a 21st Century Civilian Climate Corps, spearheading the preservation of public lands and environmental sustainability, and playing a critical role in the final passage of the Inflation Reduction Act—the single-largest investment in climate action in American history. In addition, Rep. Neguse’s climate proposals include those to expand clean energy, safeguard climate science, invest in regenerative agriculture research and natural solutions, build resilient communities, and bring Colorado’s commitment to sustainability to the nation’s capital.