Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Press Releases

Jan 5, 2017
Prefers Legislation Moving Mideast Conflict Closer to Peaceful Two-State Solution

Washington, DC Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, said she will vote against legislation condemning the recent United Nations resolution criticizing Israeli settlements.

Jan 3, 2017

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), today called the new rules package for the 115th Congress a shameless power grab and said she will vote against it.

Dec 20, 2016

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) and more than 100 other House Democrats joined forces to call on President-Elect Donald Trump to abandon the ban on women’s reproductive health choices known as the Hyde Amendment and to remove related funding constraints.

Dec 16, 2016

Washington, DC In response to ongoing media reports that the U.S. intelligence community has found that the Russian Federation directed activities to influence the outcome of the U.S. elections in November, Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), today called for a bipartisan inquiry that will present its conclusions to the public. 

Dec 14, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO), Louise Slaughter (D-NY), and Frank Pallone (D-NJ) today hailed the Obama Administration’s final rule barring states from withholding federal family planning funds in a discriminatory manner from clinics that provide women’s reproductive health services.

Dec 8, 2016

Washington, DC Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) today hailed the decision by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide a $30 million grant that she helped secure for affordable housing and neighborhood revitalization in Denver. 

Dec 6, 2016
Hearing on “Volkswagen’s Emissions Cheating Settlement: Questions Concerning ZEV Program Implementation” AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY

Thank you, Mr. Chairman. 

This is the last EPA hearing this Committee will hold with the Obama Administration.

The EPA has not always received the support it deserves from Congress. Even as the Agency has worked to fulfill its mission of protecting human health and the environment, it has faced criticism and attack.

Nov 29, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – Vital innovations in biomedical research are within reach, potentially saving countless lives, with the House about to debate its final version of the bipartisan 21st Century Cures Act, Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) said.