Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Feb 10, 2017

Washington, DC – Congresswomen Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY), co-chairs of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, this evening decried House Republicans’ plan to overturn a rule on the Title X family planning grant program using the Congressional Review Act.  The rule at issue reinforces longstanding requirements that states cannot

Jan 28, 2017

Denver -- Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) issued the following statement about the ongoing effects of President Donald Trump's executive order, issued Friday, that restricts the entry of refugees and others to the United States:

Jan 23, 2017

Washington, DC – Today the House of Representatives unanimously passed the EPS Improvement Act (H.R. 518).

Jan 19, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) has written and sent a letter, signed by 174 House Democrats, to President-elect Donald Trump urging him to reconsider his support for efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and defund Planned Parenthood.

Jan 13, 2017

Washington, DC Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), along with three original cosponsors, Representatives Brett Guthrie (R-KY), Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Charlie Dent (R-PA), today introduced the EPS Improvement Act (H.R. 518), which will amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to strengthen standards used to keep LED lighting safe and efficient.

Jan 12, 2017

Washington, DC –Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) today was selected to serve on three key Energy and Commerce subcommittees working on issues of national concern that have special resonance for Coloradans.

Jan 5, 2017

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), co-chair of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, was joined today by a group of congressional and women’s health leaders to discuss threats facing women under a Trump Administration and Republican Congress, especially a repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Jan 5, 2017
Prefers Legislation Moving Mideast Conflict Closer to Peaceful Two-State Solution

Washington, DC Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, said she will vote against legislation condemning the recent United Nations resolution criticizing Israeli settlements.

Jan 3, 2017

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), today called the new rules package for the 115th Congress a shameless power grab and said she will vote against it.

Dec 20, 2016

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) and more than 100 other House Democrats joined forces to call on President-Elect Donald Trump to abandon the ban on women’s reproductive health choices known as the Hyde Amendment and to remove related funding constraints.