Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Jul 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Yesterday,  the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Republicans filed a substitute  amendment to H.R. 6, the 21st Century Cures Act. In a last minute change, the new language fell $1.25 billion short in mandatory funding for research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Jun 26, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (CO-01) and Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (MI-06) will headline a panel on Saturday with former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg at the Aspen Ideas Festival 2015: Spotlight Health. 

Jun 26, 2015 Press Release

Washington – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (CO-01) released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the right to marry:

“Finally, every loving couple in the United States may choose to express their commitment in marriage and be assured of its legal benefits and responsibilities. This is a proud moment in our ongoing march towards full equality.

Jun 25, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON  - Today, members of Colorado’s Congressional delegation introduced a bill to create two new U.S. District Court judgeships for the District of Colorado. Colorado’s population has grown 66 percent in the three decades since a new judgeship was added, precipitating a judicial crisis. Rep. Diana DeGette (CO-01) introduced the legislation and was joined by Reps.

Jun 24, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON- U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (CO-01) offered strong support for Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson’s decision to limit the detainment of mothers and children involved in deportation proceedings in jail-like facilities and called for an end to family detention altogether.