Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Jan 31, 2008 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Stemming from mounting Congressional pressure, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has decided to reverse its earlier decision of closing up to 13 of its field laboratories, including the Federal Center lab located in Lakewood.
Jan 29, 2008 Press Release
DeGette Assails Bush Administration for Barriers to Health Care that Keep the Number of Uninsured American’s at 47 Million

WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the number of uninsured American’s hovering at 47 million – including almost 10 million children, Energy and Commerce Committee

Jan 28, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO), chief architect of the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act, today offered the following response to President George W. Bush’s State of the Union address:

“I am glad that President Bush has recognized the recent advances in stem cell research. This again

Jan 28, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Diana DeGette (D-CO) today released the following statement on Private First Class Duncan C. Crookston, who died late last week from complications resulting from injuries sustained in Iraq:

“Private First Class Duncan C. Crookston served his country with great honor and distinction. It is a tragedy when someone with such a bright

Jan 24, 2008 Press Release
DeGette Says We Must Focus on Prevention and Disease Management

 

Jan 23, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) today voted to support the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) and override the President’s veto of bipartisan legislation to provide health care to over 10 million low-income children nationwide.  Unfortunately, 152 House Republicans

Jan 22, 2008 Press Release
Interest Rate Cut Step in Right Direction as Consumers Face Tough Economic Times

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Chief Deputy Whip Diana DeGette (D-C0) today issued the following statement today after the Federal Reserve Board issued an emergency rate cut of a key interest rate by 3/4 of a percentage point:

Jan 17, 2008 Press Release

Stem Cell Research Advancement Represents Progress

Jan 15, 2008 Press Release
With FDA’s Lack of Recall Authority and Tracing System, Consumers Must Be Confident in Foods Derived from Cloned Animals in U.S. Market Place


WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) prepares to release its risk assessment report on foods derived from cloned
Issues:
Jan 10, 2008 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Vice Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO), chief architect of the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act, released the following statement regarding the news of an additional method of stem cell research:

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