Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Apr 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette, (D-CO), co-chair of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, today condemned the appointment of anti-choice activist Charmaine Yoest to be Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services, a decision that underscores President Trump’s anti-woman agenda.

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Apr 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, said she voted against today’s stopgap spending bill because such short-term continuing resolutions create inconsistency and unpredictability in running the federal government and only prolong political gamesmanship.

Apr 20, 2017 Press Release

Denver, CO – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) said she hopes the naming of Jeanette Vizguerra, currently sheltering in a church in DeGette’s district to avoid deportation, to the 2017 TIME 100 would not only bring greater recognition to the immigrant rights leader’s achievements, but also help resolve her status and lead to a path whereby Vizguerra can remain

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Apr 7, 2017 Press Release

Denver – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, today released the following statement regarding next steps after last night’s missile strike on a Syrian airbase in response to that country’s use of chemical weapons on its own people this week:

Apr 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC —Today, U.S. Representatives Diana DeGette (CO-01), Jared Polis (CO-02), Matt Cartwright (PA-17), and Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) introduced their Safe Energy Future Plan, a package of five bills that will protect public health and the environment from the risks of oil and gas production, including hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking.”