Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Press Releases

Sep 19, 2007
DeGette Responds to NIH’s Implementation of Bush’s Executive Order
WASHINGTON, DC – Chief Deputy Whip Diana DeGette (D-CO), the architect of the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act, today issued the following statement as the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced it will begin implementing President George W. Bush's Executive Order to explore methods to expand the number of approved pluripotent stem cell lines.
Sep 19, 2007

DeGette Requests EPA to Hold Public Hearing in Denver Metro Area

Sep 18, 2007

Vice Chair DeGette Welcomes Input, Encourages Industry to Support Her Proposals

Sep 13, 2007

WASHINGTON, DC – Chief Deputy Whip Diana DeGette (D-CO) issued the following statement in response to President Bush’s address to the nation on the war in Iraq:

Sep 12, 2007
Proposal protects 62 Areas designating 1.65 million acres of Colorado public land as Wilderness

DENVER - As Colorado's remaining wild lands continue to be threatened by oil and gas drilling and encroaching development, Chief Deputy Whip Diana DeGette (D- CO) today reintroduced the Colorado Wilderness Act of
Sep 10, 2007

Energy and Commerce Vice Chair DeGette Responds to Bush Administration Report on Food Imports

Sep 10, 2007

Chief Deputy Whip DeGette Renews Commitment for Timelines and Benchmarks to End the War in Iraq

Sep 7, 2007

WASHINGTON, DC – In advance of General David Petraeus’ Iraq progress report expected September 15th, Chief Deputy Whip Diana DeGette (D-CO) today renewed her strong support for a new direction in Iraq, including troop withdrawal timelines and political benchmarks for a quick and responsible end to the war.

Sep 6, 2007
Energy and Commerce Vice Chair DeGette Introduces Key Food Safety Legislation as Tainted Food Continues to Enter Nation’s Food Supply

WASHINGTON, DC – As concerns about the safety of our nation’s food supply continue to grow, Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) today introduced two key pieces of food safety legislation to protect
Aug 28, 2007

WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) offered the following remarks on the release of today’s U.S. Census Bureau’s annual report on Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage. The report showed the number American’s uninsured has increased from 44.8 million in 2005 to 47 million in 2006, including an