Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Dec 8, 2017 Press Release

Today, Diana DeGette, Co-Chair of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, and Rep. Jan Schakowksy, Ranking Member of the Republican now dissolved Select Panel, released the following statement after media reported that the Department of Justice sent a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee inquiring about the Committee’s report on fetal tissue:

Dec 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Nearly 100 members of Congress, led by Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO), André Carson (D-IN) and Beto O’Rourke (D-TX), today sent letters to top House and Senate leaders on both sides of the aisle urging bipartisan cooperation in finding a way to responsibly extend funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program, which was allowed to lapse on September 30.

Dec 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, said she voted against the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act (H.R. 38) today because it would weaken standards for public safety in many states, including Colorado.

Dec 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, issued the following statement about the privileged resolution introduced today:

Nov 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC –Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and her Diabetes Caucus co-chair, Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY), have released a bipartisan request for stakeholders to provide information about whether health plans can pay for insulin based on how well the particular drug product works for patients.

Nov 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) has introduced the Tobacco to 21 Act (H.R.4273), bicameral legislation that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under age 21.

Nov 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) today joined Congressman David McKinley (R-WV) in introducing bipartisan legislation that would create a commission to develop a comprehensive energy policy for the United States.

Nov 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Diana DeGette, along with Senator Michael Bennet and Representatives Ed Perlmutter and Jared Polis, banded together with more than 200 members of Congress this week to file an Amicus Brief in the case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, which will be heard before the U.S. Supreme Court on December 5.

Nov 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) said the provision in the just-released GOP tax plan allowing the start of a 529 college savings plan for an “unborn child” is an extreme policy that has no place in the tax code.

Nov 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, said the Republican tax plan unveiled this morning is a one-sided partisan effort that does little for the middle class while rewarding the wealthy.

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