Gov. Ritter today congratulated President Obama and Rep. Diana DeGette for advancing stem cell research in the United States:
"Innovation, research and scientific study are the hallmarks of American ingenuity, and President Obama's executive order is a call to action that will create hope for millions of people. Congratulations to Rep. DeGette for her leadership and tenacity on this issue. Her patience and her unwavering persistence will help allow the scientific community to move forward with research to cure diseases and save lives. This is public policy at its best."