Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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  • Thank You for Sharing Your Stories

    On the day the Senate version of Trumpcare was revealed, I asked you to share your views of that bill, as well as stories on why the ACA is important to you and your families. The comments have come flowing in on social media, in emails and in conversations with you while I've been at home. We collected your views and delivered them to our Colorado senators, who needed to hear them as well before they voted on the most recent version of the bill.
  • The Work to Protect Our Care Continues

    With its most recent defeat in the Senate, the Republican effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act has reached a road block. However, the path toward improving the ACA is not at an end. Bipartisan solutions must be found. I continue to reach out to my colleagues across the aisle to work on those improvements; Maybe they’re now ready to do so; Americans certainly are.
  • 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.

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Aug 22, 2017 Press Release

Denver, CO – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, called on the Departments of Justice and Homeland Security to strengthen their efforts to combat domestic organizations that engage in racial and ethnic-based threats and violence such as white supremacists, neo-Nazis and the KKK.

Aug 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, co-sponsored a resolution introduced today to censure President Donald J. Trump for his comments blaming “both sides” for the violence in Charlottesville, VA and excusing “Unite the Right” rally participants for their behavior.

Aug 3, 2017 Press Release

Mr. Speaker, one year after Colorado became the 38th state, in 1877 a group of Denver journalists formed the nation’s first press club. Now celebrating its 150th Anniversary, the Denver Press Club is significant to our community and our country in a number of ways.

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, is an original cosponsor of the American Hope Act introduced today, which would let DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) beneficiaries and other immigrant youth apply for conditional permanent resident status, providing a pathway to citizenship.