Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Jul 28, 2017

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, is an original cosponsor of the American Hope Act introduced today, which would let DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) beneficiaries and other immigrant youth apply for conditional permanent resident status, providing a pathway to citizenship.

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Jul 28, 2017

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, said the collapse of the "skinny" version of Trumpcare in the Senate early this morning presents a real opportunity for bipartisan improvements to health care coverage in the United States.

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Jul 26, 2017

Washington, DC - Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, condemned President Donald J. Trump’s announcement today that the U.S. military will no longer let transgender individuals serve "in any capacity."

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Jul 20, 2017

Washington, DC - Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO), Louise Slaughter (D-NY), Barbara Lee (D-CO) and Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) today decried the anti-choice, anti-woman riders included in Fiscal Year 2018 appropriations bills attacking women’s health and reproductive rights.

Jul 18, 2017

Washington, DC —As President Trump prepares to convene the first meeting of his Advisory Commission on Election Integrity tomorrow, Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), together with more than 70 other House members, is urging Commission Vice Chair Kris Kobach to withdraw his request for voter registration data since it raises significant security and privacy concerns.

Jul 18, 2017

Washington, DC Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO), Susan Brooks (R-IN) and Tom Reed (R-NY) introduced the “Protecting Access to Diabetes Supplies Act” (H.R. 3271), which would strengthen protections for Medicare beneficiaries who buy blood glucose testing supplies through the National Mail Order Competitive Bidding Program.

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Jul 13, 2017

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) called the Senate’s latest iteration of Trumpcare even more cruel than the version that the Senate abandoned last month.

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Jul 12, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC  – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) and a bipartisan group of her House and Senate colleagues have introduced a bill providing fourth graders and their families free entrance to all federally-managed lands, waters and historic sites, including national parks – more than 2,000 sites in all.

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Jun 29, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) have introduced the Preventing Diabetes in Medicare Act of 2017 (H.R. 3124) to help curb America’s diabetes epidemic.

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