Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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May 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Barbara Lee (D-CA), co-chairs of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, issued the following statement today in response to the Trump administration’s new proposed rule that would allow health insurers and providers to discriminate against patients who have previously had an abortion:

May 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), co-chair of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, joined with several of her Congressional colleagues today to introduce legislation to prohibit states from enacting laws that restrict access to abortion care.

May 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) announced today that she believes it’s time for Congress to officially launch an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump.

May 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is refusing to send a witness Tuesday to testify before a key House oversight panel that’s investigating the agency’s efforts to undo one of the Obama administration’s most successful anti-pollution rules.

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May 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives, by a vote of 236 – 173, passed landmark legislation today to end discrimination against LGBTQ Americans.

May 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) introduced legislation today to make physical therapy more accessible for individuals living in rural or underserved areas of the country.

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May 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) introduced legislation today to curb the large amounts of methane pollution and waste that are being released into the atmosphere each year by oil and gas producers across the country.

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May 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Tom Reed (R-NY), the co-chairs of the Congressional Diabetes Caucus, introduced bipartisan legislation today to continue funding a key federal diabetes research program for an additional five years, and increase its annual funding from $150 million to $200 million a year.

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May 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – It’s hard to get 378 members of Congress to agree on almost anything these days, but continuing to fund a special diabetes research program that’s working to find a cure to the disease seems to be one of the few things that nearly every member of the U.S. House is willing to support.

May 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) introduced legislation today to change the way that the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office, or CBO, calculates the potential long-term cost savings of preventive health care, such as increased screenings or changes in people’s behavior.

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