Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Mar 1, 2017

Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, issued the following statement just after President Donald J. Trump's first joint address to Congress:

Feb 28, 2017
Hearing on “Ways to Improve and Strengthen the International Anti-Doping System” AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY

Mr. Chairman, another major doping scandal has again shaken the sporting world.   This time it involves a wide-ranging Russian scheme to circumvent doping controls relied upon by the global sports community to ensure clean sport.  

Feb 15, 2017

Washington, DC – Immigrants’ rights activist Jeanette Vizguerra should not have to face the threat of deportation, Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) said today. Vizguerra took shelter last night in a church in DeGette’s district.

Feb 14, 2017

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, issued the following statement today on the resignation of National Security Advisor Michael Flynn:

Feb 14, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-01), Co-Chair of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, today led 161 House Democratic colleagues in demanding that Speaker Ryan stop Republicans’ unprecedented assault on women’s health care.

Feb 10, 2017

Washington, DC – Congresswomen Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY), co-chairs of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, this evening decried House Republicans’ plan to overturn a rule on the Title X family planning grant program using the Congressional Review Act.  The rule at issue reinforces longstanding requirements that states cannot

Jan 28, 2017

Denver -- Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) issued the following statement about the ongoing effects of President Donald Trump's executive order, issued Friday, that restricts the entry of refugees and others to the United States:

Jan 23, 2017

Washington, DC – Today the House of Representatives unanimously passed the EPS Improvement Act (H.R. 518).

Jan 19, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) has written and sent a letter, signed by 174 House Democrats, to President-elect Donald Trump urging him to reconsider his support for efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and defund Planned Parenthood.

Jan 13, 2017

Washington, DC Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), along with three original cosponsors, Representatives Brett Guthrie (R-KY), Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Charlie Dent (R-PA), today introduced the EPS Improvement Act (H.R. 518), which will amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to strengthen standards used to keep LED lighting safe and efficient.