Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Feb 26, 2008
DeGette Highlights Administration Actions that Restrict States’ ability to Provide Health Care to Low-Income Children

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As many states struggle to secure affordable coverage for uninsured children, Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) highlighted the restrictions
Feb 26, 2008
DeGette Presses Food Company Chiefs; Giving Government Mandatory Recall Authority is the Way Forward

 

Feb 20, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the news of another stem cell advancement, Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO), the chief architect of the Embryonic Stem Cell Research Act, today released the following comments:

 

  "This new discovery represents another exciting advancement in embryonic stem cell research.

 

Feb 19, 2008
Bush Administration Has Drained Superfund Program
 
Feb 13, 2008

WASHINGTON, DC – Chief Deputy Whip Diana DeGette (D-CO) today released the following statement as she voted in favor of a 21-day extension of the Protect America Act, which addresses the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA):
                                                                 
“We need to reform the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act in a way

Feb 7, 2008
Vice Chair Raises Serious Concerns about Bush Administration’s Commitment to Renewable Energy
 
Feb 4, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chief Deputy Whip Diana DeGette (D-CO) today offered the following comments on President Bush’s 2009 Budget Proposal:

“The priorities reflected in President Bush’s 2009 budget proposal do not reflect the priorities of the American people. Americans deserve a budget that helps them meet real life needs -- a budget based on reality. 

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Jan 31, 2008
Denver District Lab Keeps Doors Open Protecting Americans
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Stemming from mounting Congressional pressure, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has decided to reverse its earlier decision of closing up to 13 of its field laboratories, including the Federal Center lab located in Lakewood.
Jan 29, 2008
DeGette Assails Bush Administration for Barriers to Health Care that Keep the Number of Uninsured American’s at 47 Million

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the number of uninsured American’s hovering at 47 million – including almost 10 million children, Energy and Commerce Committee

Jan 28, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Diana DeGette (D-CO) today released the following statement on Private First Class Duncan C. Crookston, who died late last week from complications resulting from injuries sustained in Iraq:

“Private First Class Duncan C. Crookston served his country with great honor and distinction. It is a tragedy when someone with such a bright

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