Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Nov 15, 2016

Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), who serves as Chief Deputy Whip, today issued the following statement about personnel choices made and actions taken as the Trump presidency takes shape:

Nov 3, 2016

House Energy and Commerce Committee members Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Susan Brooks (R-IN) today asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for information about how the agency is working to address potential cybersecurity vulnerabilities in medical devices. 

Oct 24, 2016

Washington, DC – More than 20 members of Congress who are engaged in women’s health care issues today called on the Obama administration to enhance health providers’ training on women’s contraception options.

Oct 5, 2016

Denver, CO – Congresswoman Diana DeGette helped secure a $1.35 million grant, announced today, enabling Denver and the Regional Transportation District to improve service to riders by studying transit oriented development (TOD).

Sep 28, 2016

Washington, DC On behalf of the Congressional Diabetes Caucus, co-chairs Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Tom Reed (R-NY) hailed as a major breakthrough today’s approval by the Food and Drug Administration of a first-ever commercial version of an artificial pancreas system to improve the treatment of type 1 diabetes.

Sep 28, 2016

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, today said U.S. national security interests compelled her to vote against overriding President Obama’s veto of legislation allowing lawsuits against the Saudi Arabian government over the September 11 attacks.

Sep 28, 2016

Washington, DC – Congress today approved a bill co-sponsored by Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) to name a medical health clinic for veterans in Colorado after a war hero from Pueblo.

Sep 20, 2016

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) today said tomorrow’s hastily-arranged Select Panel votes are designed to harass researchers and will put their life-saving work at risk.

Sep 14, 2016

As Prepared for Delivery

Mr. Chairman, I’m wondering something about the Affordable Care Act.  Do you know if it covers treatment for déjà vu?  There seems to be a mass outbreak of that on Capitol Hill when it comes to the ACA; here are some of the symptoms:

Sep 7, 2016

Washington, DC – Congresswomen Diana DeGette and Louise Slaughter (D-NY), co-chairs of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, today called for a Government Accountability Office investigation into the many barriers women face at the state and local levels when trying to access reproductive medical care, including abortion services.