Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Jan 14, 2019

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), along with Representatives Eliot Engel (D-NY), Susan Brooks (R-IN), and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) have introduced H.R. 501, the Poison Center Network Enhancement Act of 2019, to assist with potential poison exposures and help combat the national opioid epidemic.

Jan 11, 2019

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (CO-01), Ed Perlmutter (CO-07), Jason Crow (CO-06) and Joe Neguse (CO-02) released a joint statement calling on Senate Republicans and President Trump to immediately act to end the partial government shutdown:

Jan 10, 2019

Washington, DC – Following is a statement from U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) on the president’s visit to McAllen, TX today. DeGette was one of two dozen House members who visited McAllen, TX in June to get a firsthand look at the situation on the ground there.

Jan 9, 2019

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) today led a bicameral group of more than 200 members of Congress in calling on the Trump administration to rescind a newly proposed rule that seeks to limit women’s access to abortion care.

Jan 9, 2019

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) released the following statement after President Trump’s televised Oval Office address to the nation:

Jan 8, 2019

Washington, DC – The U.S. House of Representatives today approved legislation aimed at improving and speeding up the federal Food and Drug Administration’s process for evaluating new over-the-counter (OTC) medications to determine whether they are safe enough to be sold to consumers without a prescription.

Dec 21, 2018

Washington, DC – Rep. Diana DeGette released the following statement after funding expired for nine federal departments and numerous agencies:

“Families in Colorado and across America should be enjoying the holiday season with their loved ones. Instead, this shutdown is forcing many to worry about their livelihoods during what should be a relaxing and celebratory time of year.

Dec 18, 2018

Washington, DC – Rep. Diana DeGette (CO-01) led 68 of her fellow House Democrats in submitting technical comments opposing an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposal to weaken emissions standards for methane and other compounds.

Dec 13, 2018

Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Diana DeGette (CO-01) and Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) along with Colorado Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) sent a letter to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), Denver Regional Transportation District (RTD), and Denver Transit Partners (DTP) urging continued cooperation in finalizing a plan of action to fix ongoing issues with grade

Dec 13, 2018

Washington, DC -- Representatives. Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Fred Upton (R-MI) today released the following statement on the second anniversary of the 21st Century Cures Act being signed into law by President Barack Obama:

“21st Century Cures began with the spark of hope and continues today – pushing medical research in new and innovative ways.