Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Press Releases

Nov 2, 2007
DeGette Intends to Offer Amendment Prohibiting Practice
Nov 2, 2007

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chief Deputy Whip Diana DeGette (D-CO) today issued the following statement after President George W. Bush vetoed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) 2007 conference report:

Nov 1, 2007

WASHINGTON, D.C – Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) today joined Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman John D. Dingell (D-MI) and Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection Subcommittee Chairman Bobby Rush (D-IL) in introducing comprehensive consumer protection legislation, the Consumer Protection Modernization Act of 2007, and applauded their efforts. 

Oct 22, 2007

Children’s Health Takes Back Seat to President’s Failed War in Iraq

Oct 19, 2007
Senators Clinton and Murray, Congresswomen Slaughter and DeGette, Join Planned Parenthood to Denounce Orr’s Appointment


Oct 18, 2007
DeGette Assails Republicans for Not Standing Up for America’s Poor Children – Denying 116,000 Kids in Colorado Health Care


Oct 4, 2007
DeGette Presses Officials on the Need for Strict Regulations and Guidelines for Federal and Private High-Contamination Labs
Oct 3, 2007

While 72 Percent of Americans Support the Bipartisan Compromise Children’s Health Bill, Bush Callously Vetoes Bill

Oct 2, 2007
WASHINGTONTON, DC - With record recalls of lead-tainted toys this year, Congresswoman Rosa L. DeLauro (D-CT) and Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) announce the introduction of legislation to strengthen consumer product safety laws in the United States – The Safety Assurance for Every (SAFE) Consumer Product Act.  The legislation takes critical
Sep 25, 2007
Children’s Health Bill Ensures Health Care Coverage for over 10 Million Children Nationwide

WASHINGTON, DC – As the September 30th deadline to reauthorize the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) quickly approaches, the Democratically-controlled House of Representatives today reauthorized the program for another 5 years on a broad, bipartisan vote of 265 to 159.