Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Jun 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, today called for the resignation or firing of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen over the agency’s implementation of the heartless “zero-tolerance” policy that is forcibly removing parents from their children at the U.S. border, along with her repeated lies about the policy and its impact.

Jun 18, 2018 Press Release

Denver – As part of her ongoing work to reverse the Trump Administration’s new “zero-tolerance” policy of separating children from parents who enter the United States seeking asylum or otherwise come into the country without documentation, Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, will travel with colleagues to the Southwestern U.S. border this week.

Jun 13, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressional Diabetes Caucus Co-Chairs Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Tom Reed (R-NY) today celebrated a policy change that the caucus had long advocated to modernize Medicare coverage: The federal government will now permit coverage of costs for Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) by patients who track their data using smartphones, tablets and other personal electronic devices.

Jun 7, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – More than 100 members of Congress, led by Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), today sent a bipartisan letter to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt urging him to withdraw a recently-proposed, so-called “transparency rule” that wo

Jun 7, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) co-sponsored a bicameral, bipartisan bill introduced today to ensure that each state has the right to determine for itself the best approach to marijuana within its borders.

Jun 7, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, today supported a resolution condemning the Trump Administration’s “zero-tolerance policy,” which is separating children from their parents at the border.

Jun 4, 2018 Press Release

Denver – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), a founding member of the LGBT Equality Caucus, decried the Supreme Court’s ruling in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.

May 23, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.President Trump’s new proposed rule on Title X-supported programs is effectively a gag rule that will harm millions of women and families.

May 18, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus Co-Chairs Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA), alongside House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY), Ranking Member Nita Lowey (D-NY), Congresswoman Julia Brownley (D-CA), Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA), Congresswoman Katherine Clark (D-MA), Congresswoman Suzan DelBene (D-WA), Con

May 15, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC –  Congresswoman Diana DeGette, co-chair of the Congressional Pro Choice Caucus, led more than two hundred of her congressional colleagues in sending a letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar expressing opposition to the i