Diane Mitch Bush has served as an effective member of the Colorado State House and now wants to bring her talents to the US House of Representatives. She earned her BA in sociology and her PhD in sociology and social policy from the University of Minnesota.Diane is a former Democratic member of the Colorado House of Representatives. In this role, she worked to make our Colorado State Government more accountable, fiscally responsible, transparent, responsive, effective, and nimble. She represented House District 26 from January 9, 2013 to November 2, 2017. Her professional experience includes working as a research assistant for the Department of Sociology at the University of Minnesota, working as a small business proprietor in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, and working as an assistant professor of sociology and social science at various universities. In congress, Diane will fight for Colorado and use her experiences to represent all her constituents with special attention to job creation, support for local farmers and ranchers, reducing healthcare costs, and protecting our air, water, public health, wildlife habitat, and public lands.