Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Apr 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, today hailed the removal of Steve Bannon from the National Security Council.

Apr 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), joined by 26 other members of the House, today advocated for maintaining federal oversight of the safety and health effects of tobacco products.

Mar 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – In response to House Speaker Paul Ryan’s announcement that he is pulling from consideration the Trumpcare bill to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, issued the following statement:

Mar 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Reps. Diana DeGette, Louise Slaughter, Jan Schakowsky, Barbara Lee, Judy Chu, Suzan DelBene, Jerrold Nadler and Katherine Clark today blasted Republicans’ latest changes to their disastrous healthcare repeal bill, which threatens the health and well-being of women and families.

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Mar 21, 2017 Press Release

Every day, somewhere in this country there’s a news account about how opioid addiction has wrecked a small town or family -- personal stories of typical Americans who became addicted to pain pills, and then got hooked on heroin. 

These are heartbreaking stories of Americans dying and leaving loved ones, often children, to pick up the pieces. 

Mar 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, said President Donald J. Trump's first budget request is short-sighted and would be ruinous for the United States.

Mar 13, 2017 Press Release

Denver Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, said today’s Congressional Budget Office assessment of the Republican bill to dismantle the Affordable Care Act proves that Americans would be better off if Congress works on a bipartisan basis to amend the ACA rather than jamming through a unilateral repeal.

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Mar 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – At the Energy & Commerce Committee’s overnight markup of the GOP bill to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, tried to prevent Republicans from continuing their relentless attack on women’s reproductive health care.  DeGette introduced an amendment with Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) to strike a provision in th

Mar 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – At a marathon committee markup, Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, fought to protect Coloradans from reckless GOP efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act by resisting Republican committee members’ unilateral rush to repeal the ACA and proposing amendments to limit the damage this new legislation would do.

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