Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Dec 16, 2016

Washington, DC In response to ongoing media reports that the U.S. intelligence community has found that the Russian Federation directed activities to influence the outcome of the U.S. elections in November, Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), today called for a bipartisan inquiry that will present its conclusions to the public. 

Dec 14, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC Representatives Diana DeGette (D-CO), Louise Slaughter (D-NY), and Frank Pallone (D-NJ) today hailed the Obama Administration’s final rule barring states from withholding federal family planning funds in a discriminatory manner from clinics that provide women’s reproductive health services.

Dec 8, 2016

Washington, DC Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) today hailed the decision by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide a $30 million grant that she helped secure for affordable housing and neighborhood revitalization in Denver. 

Dec 6, 2016
Hearing on “Volkswagen’s Emissions Cheating Settlement: Questions Concerning ZEV Program Implementation” AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY

Thank you, Mr. Chairman. 

This is the last EPA hearing this Committee will hold with the Obama Administration.

The EPA has not always received the support it deserves from Congress. Even as the Agency has worked to fulfill its mission of protecting human health and the environment, it has faced criticism and attack.

Nov 29, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC – Vital innovations in biomedical research are within reach, potentially saving countless lives, with the House about to debate its final version of the bipartisan 21st Century Cures Act, Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) said.

Nov 23, 2016

Denver, CO – With families in Colorado and across the country about to hit the roads for the holiday season, Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) has renewed her push for authorities to overhaul an outdated federal standard governing car seatback safety and require that the government be notified whenever death or injuries from seatback collapses occur.

Nov 18, 2016

Denver – Senator Jeff Sessions should not be nominated to serve as the nation’s next attorney general due to his regressive views, said Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO).

Nov 16, 2016

Washington, DC Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) joined fellow House Democrats in calling for President-elect Trump to reverse the appointment of Steve Bannon as his chief strategist.