Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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May 18, 2017

Washington, DC – Representatives Diana DeGette (CO-01) and Mike Coffman (CO-06) today introduced a bill to ensure that the federal government does not pre-empt state laws on marijuana. 

May 18, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) and five House colleagues sent a letter to Ivanka Trump today inviting her to a meeting on women’s health issues, including access to affordable contraception.

May 17, 2017

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, applauded the appointment of a Special Counsel to oversee the FBI’s Russia investigation, which she had called for in a letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein last week.  

May 12, 2017

Denver, CO – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, today hailed the decision by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials to grant stays of removal for immigrant rights’ activist Jeanette Vizguerra and long-time Denver resident Arturo Hernandez Garcia, both of whom had sought refuge in a church in her district, and she urged a more stable solution for peopl

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May 11, 2017
Letter Notes Administration’s Duty to Ensure That Partisanship, Self-Preservation Don’t Corrupt the Country

Denver – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, today sent a letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein asking that he appoint an independent Special Counsel to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election, including potential Russian ties to President Donald J.

May 10, 2017

Denver Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) praised the Senate’s 51-49 vote this morning to retain a key Bureau of Land Management waste prevention rule that keeps methane emissions in check.

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May 9, 2017
Reports of Extremely High Amount of Opioids Being Distributed for Size of West Virginia’s Population

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman DeGette (D-CO), ranking member of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, joined a bipartisan group of committee leaders today in sending a series of letters to pill distributors and the Drug Enforcement Administration

May 4, 2017

Washington, DC Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, said the Executive Order issued today by President Donald J. Trump is the first step toward rolling back women’s access to birth control and other forms of contraception.

May 4, 2017

Washington, DC –  Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, said the House rush to passage of the revised bill to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will come back to haunt Republicans once Americans realize how bad the legislation is.  

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May 1, 2017
Effort comes 100 days after historic women’s marches around the globe

Washington, DC – Today, Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus Co-Chairs Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY) led 149 members of the House of Representatives in denouncing President Trump’s policies toward women’s health and women’s rights during the first 100 days of his administration.

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