Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Nov 18, 2007

DENVER, CO – As the Secretary of Transportation, Mary Peters, visits Denver International Airport (DIA) to highlight the Bush Administration’s plan to ease holiday travel, Chief Deputy Whip Diana DeGette (D-CO) today released the following statement:

Nov 12, 2007

Touts Democratic Congress’ Accomplishments for Veterans; Sends Letter to U.S. Senate Pressing for Swift Action on Remaining Veterans’ Priorities

Nov 8, 2007
Congress Hands President Bush First Override

WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Congress handed President Bush his first veto override, Chief Deputy Whip Diana DeGette (D-CO) today applauded the successful override of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). The President vetoed WRDA despite overwhelming support in the House and Senate.

Nov 8, 2007
DeGette: Manufacturers Must Inspect and Certify Safety of Products
 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) today issued the following statement regarding the recent consumer product recall of the children’s toy, Aqua Dots:

Nov 7, 2007
Disappointed Gender Identity Not Included

Nov 5, 2007

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) today applauded Governor Ritter for Colorado’s first Climate Action Plan:

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 2, 2007
DeGette Intends to Offer Amendment Prohibiting Practice
 
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

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