Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Jul 6, 2018 Press Release

Denver -- Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, sent a letter today to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar demanding additional information about the agency’s plan to reunite children in the Office of Refuge

Jul 5, 2018 Press Release

Denver -- Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, released the following statement in response to the resignation of Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, announced today by President Trump.

Jun 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In the wake of fresh evidence that the oil and gas industry’s methane emissions are far greater than previously thought, Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) joined House Natural Resources Committee Ranking Member Raúl M.

Jun 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip and co-chair of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, vowed to press even harder to protect women’s rights in the United States today after Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement as of July 31.

Jun 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus Co-Chairs Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Congresswoman Barbara Lee, alongside House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerry Nadler (D-NY) and Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA), released the following statement after the Supreme Court Decision on National Institute of Family and Life Advocates vs.

Jun 23, 2018 Press Release

McAllen, TexasCongresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, today followed the path of refugees coming into the United States via its southwestern border, visited a “tender age” facility for very young children arriving undocumented in this country, and considered how the scenes she observed and the data she had gathered will inform related policy upon her return to

Jun 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, today said the president’s belated Executive Order does nothing to reverse the damage this disgraceful campaign has inflicted, since it offers no path to reunite the families already affected and will still put children and their parents behind fences, locked doors and even the gates of military bases as th

Jun 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, issued the following statement today about President Donald J. Trump’s executive order on his new “zero-tolerance” policy that in recent weeks has resulted in more than 2000 children being separated from their parents while seeking asylum or otherwise entering the United States without documentation:

Jun 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, cheered the introduction today of a bill with 190 House Democratic supporters to end family separation at the U.S. border. Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jerrold Nadler is the lead sponsor of the Keep Families Together Act (H.R.

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