Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Jul 26, 2018

Washington, DC – Five lawmakers today introduced a bipartisan bill giving a full range of medical services to families with children who have life-limiting illnesses and who qualify for Medicaid, which currently has gaps in such coverage.

Jul 24, 2018

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, today toured the Department of Health and Human Services’ family reunification operation center and received an update from Trump Administration officials on efforts to comply with federal court orders to reunite separated children with their families.

Jul 24, 2018

Washington, DC Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), the dean of the Colorado congressional delegation and Chief Deputy Whip, today introduced the Colorado Wilderness Act of 2018, which will provide federal protection for natural wild spaces.

Jul 11, 2018
Says the ghost of former EPA Administrator continues to haunt, harm the environment

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, today moved to block a sneak attack on air quality that would put more “super-polluting” trucks on America’s roads thanks to a ruling that former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt’s underlings issued after he quit, but before he left the building.

Jul 9, 2018

 

Washington, DC -- Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus Co-Chairs DeGette (D-CO) and Barbara Lee (D-CA) tonight issued this statement in reaction to President Donald J. Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court:   

 

Jul 6, 2018

Denver -- Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, sent a letter today to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar demanding additional information about the agency’s plan to reunite children in the Office of Refuge

Jul 5, 2018

Denver -- Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, released the following statement in response to the resignation of Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, announced today by President Trump.

Jun 27, 2018

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip and co-chair of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, vowed to press even harder to protect women’s rights in the United States today after Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement as of July 31.

Jun 27, 2018

Washington, D.C. – In the wake of fresh evidence that the oil and gas industry’s methane emissions are far greater than previously thought, Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) joined House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Raúl M.

Jun 26, 2018

Washington, D.C. – Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus Co-Chairs Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Congresswoman Barbara Lee, alongside House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerry Nadler (D-NY) and Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA), released the following statement after the Supreme Court Decision on National Institute of Family and Life Advocates vs.

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