Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Jun 1, 2017

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, issued the following statement in response to President Donald J. Trump’s announcement that he intends to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord:

May 31, 2017

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, issued the following statement after reports surfaced that President Donald J. Trump will pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement today:

May 31, 2017

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, today said the Trump administration’s reported plan to give employers and insurance companies broad latitude to deny coverage of contraception for women across the country will needlessly roll back the significant reductions in unintended pregnancy that occurred thanks in large part to the Affordable Care Act.

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May 24, 2017

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, said the newest assessment by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) of the Trumpcare bill that the House passed last month proves that the bill is ill-advised and full of broken promises to the American people.

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May 23, 2017

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, said President Trump’s budget request for Fiscal Year 2018 is heartless and short-sighted, crippling important domestic and international programs to create needless tax breaks for the wealthy.

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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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