Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Press Releases

Jul 26, 2007

WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) released the following statement as Committee Republicans continue to put the health care of millions of children at risk by delaying today's mark-up of H.R. 3162, the Children's Health and Medicare Protection Act (CHAMP Act):
Jul 26, 2007
Energy and Commerce Vice-Chairman Encourages Members to Support SCHIP
Jul 17, 2007
WASHINGTON, DC - As more contaminated food continues to be imported into the United States raising food safety concerns, Energy and Commerce Vice-Chairman Diana DeGette (D-CO) today questioned the Bush Administration's proposal to consolidate FDA labs amidst fears the oversight of our food supply will be at risk and vital jobs in the region will be eliminated.
Jul 16, 2007
DeGette Challenges Bush Not to Veto Children's Health Care Legislation

WASHINGTON, DC - As the deadline to reauthorize the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) approaches, the Bush Administration continues to play fast and loose with the facts on kids health despite the overwhelming success of the program.

Jul 12, 2007
DeGette Supports Troop Reduction Measure to End War in Iraq
Jun 28, 2007
Bush's Proposal Puts the Big Insurance Companies Before the Health of America's Children
WASHINGTON, DC - House Energy and Commerce Committee Vice-Chairman Diana DeGette (D-CO) today expressed disappointment over President George W. Bush's comments made yesterday regarding the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP):
Jun 28, 2007
Vows to Continue to Move Issue Forward Leaving all Options Open

WASHINGTON, DC - Energy and Commerce Committee Vice-Chairman Diana DeGette (D-CO) presided over today's opening of the Committee's mark-up of the House Energy Bill.

Jun 20, 2007
Bush Remains Stubbornly Defiant By Blocking Life-Saving Legislation
WASHINGTON, DC - Chief Deputy Whip Diana DeGette (D-CO) today will make the following statement at a press conference in reaction to President Bush's second veto of the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act - as prepared for delivery:
Jun 6, 2007

WASHINGTON, DC - Chief Deputy Whip Diana DeGette (D-CO) today made the following statement in support of H.R. 2560 - the DeGette-Murphy "Human Cloning Prohibition Act of 2007":

"I rise today in strong support for H.R. 2560, the "Human Cloning Prohibition Act of 2007."

"Tomorrow, the House will debate S. 5, the "Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act,"

Apr 17, 2007

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Each year, the Mountain West region is threatened by wildfires that scorch thousands of acres of National Forests and grasslands. However, earlier this year, under the authority granted in the Continuing Resolution signed into law by the President to fund the government for the remainder of 2007, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS)