Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Sep 20, 2017

Washington, DC – The co-chairs of the Congressional Diabetes Caucus, Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Tom Reed (R-NY), are taking next steps in their inquiry into the rising price of insulin after meetings during the past two months with stakeholders at major trade associations and in the diabetes community.

Sep 12, 2017

Washington, DC – Congressional Diabetes Caucus Co-Chairs Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Tom Reed (R-NY) led several colleagues in sending a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urging the immediate reauthorization of the Special Diabetes Program.

Sep 5, 2017

Washington Congresswomen Diana DeGette (CO-1) and Louise Slaughter (NY-25), co-chairs of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, and Congresswoman Nita Lowey (NY-17), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee and State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Subcommittee, today condemned the anti-choice provisions included in Fiscal Year 2018 appropriat

Sep 5, 2017

Denver – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, said President Donald J. Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program should not spell the end of DACA protections, especially if Congress gets immediately to work on legislation that would offer a possible path to citizenship for the people affected.

Sep 1, 2017

Denver – In response to House Speaker Paul Ryan’s statement that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is something Congress has to engage in rather than the President simply ending it, Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip said, “What are we waiting for?”

Aug 22, 2017

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

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
Statement for the Congressional Record

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.