Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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Mar 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) joined with several of her fellow Colorado lawmakers today to introduce legislation aimed at reducing the financial burden that a century old law is placing on states’ education budgets.

Mar 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The president today signed into law a bill that contained language originally introduced in the House by U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette (D-CO) to extend a popular national parks program that allows U.S. fourth-grade students, and their families, to visit any of the nation’s national parks or federal public lands for free.

Mar 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) took to the House floor today to urge her colleagues to support a massive elections reform bill that she has sponsored aimed at improving voters’ access to the polls and stopping the flood of unlimited amounts of undisclosed money from influencing our elections.

Mar 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In an effort to curb the steep rise in teens vaping across the country, U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) filed legislation today to crack down on the often kid-friendly flavors of nicotine used in e-cigarettes.

Mar 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following is a comment from U.S. Rep.

Mar 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) announced today that she plans to introduce legislation this week that would ban the sale or manufacture of often kid-friendly flavors used in e-cigarettes.

Mar 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A trio of Democratic leaders serving on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which oversees the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, sent a letter to HHS Secretary Alex Azar late Thursday demanding evidence to justify changes the Trump administration recently made to the federal government’s Title X family-planning program.

Feb 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed legislation to require a federal criminal background check be performed prior to all gun sales in the U.S., including private transactions.

The bill, which seeks to close the so-called “gun show loophole,” is the first major gun-safety measure to pass the House in decades.

Feb 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) issued the following statement today after the U.S. House of Representatives, by a vote of 245 – 182, approved a resolution to ‘terminate’ President Trump’s national emergency declaration and prevent him from spending $8 billion on a border wall:

Feb 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Trump administration issued a final new rule today aimed at barring health care clinics that provide abortion services from participating in a $236 million federal family-planning program, known as Title X.

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