Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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  • What's Next for American Health Care

    The White House and congressional Republicans have ended their unilateral effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. Now is the time to consider real, bipartisan reforms. We must all take ownership of our country’s health care to ensure that it provides affordable, high-quality coverage for all.
  • Representing Unity, Repudiating Hate

    President Trump should be working to build an administration that promotes unity. Instead, he is appointing advisors and considering cabinet nominees who have proven divisive. I urge Mr. Trump to change course and pledge to be a president who represents all Americans.
  • 21st Century Cures

    21st Century Cures is now law. In addition to paving the way for treatments and cures to a number of diseases, its strong bipartisan support also suggests a remedy for gridlock in Congress.

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Mar 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – In response to House Speaker Paul Ryan’s announcement that he is pulling from consideration the Trumpcare bill to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, issued the following statement:

Mar 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Reps. Diana DeGette, Louise Slaughter, Jan Schakowsky, Barbara Lee, Judy Chu, Suzan DelBene, Jerrold Nadler and Katherine Clark today blasted Republicans’ latest changes to their disastrous healthcare repeal bill, which threatens the health and well-being of women and families.

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Mar 21, 2017 Press Release

Every day, somewhere in this country there’s a news account about how opioid addiction has wrecked a small town or family -- personal stories of typical Americans who became addicted to pain pills, and then got hooked on heroin. 

These are heartbreaking stories of Americans dying and leaving loved ones, often children, to pick up the pieces. 

Mar 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, said President Donald J. Trump's first budget request is short-sighted and would be ruinous for the United States.

Mar 13, 2017 Press Release

Denver Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, said today’s Congressional Budget Office assessment of the Republican bill to dismantle the Affordable Care Act proves that Americans would be better off if Congress works on a bipartisan basis to amend the ACA rather than jamming through a unilateral repeal.

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