Congresswoman Diana DeGette

Representing the First District of Colorado
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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 8, 2017 Press Release

Committee Markup of The American Health Care Act

VERBATIM, AS DELIVERED

Mar 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington DC - Congresswoman Diana DeGette (CO-1) and Congresswoman Louise Slaughter (NY-25), co-chairs of the House Pro-Choice Caucus, released this statement on the Republican health care bill as the House Ways & Means and Energy and Commerce Committees prepare to consider the legislation today.

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Mar 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – In response to President Donald J. Trump’s second Executive Order to keep people from Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States, Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, issued the following statement:

Mar 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and a leading voice on American health care policy, issued the following statement today about reports that Republican House members had drafted a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act but were hiding it from Democrats:

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Mar 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, said Attorney General Jeff Sessions should resign or be removed immediately due to revelations about his meetings and perhaps other contact with the Russian ambassador to the United States, which appear to conflict with his oral and written testimony at his confirmation hearing.

Mar 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, issued the following statement just after President Donald J. Trump's first joint address to Congress:

Feb 28, 2017 Press Release

Mr. Chairman, another major doping scandal has again shaken the sporting world.   This time it involves a wide-ranging Russian scheme to circumvent doping controls relied upon by the global sports community to ensure clean sport.  

Feb 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Immigrants’ rights activist Jeanette Vizguerra should not have to face the threat of deportation, Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) said today. Vizguerra took shelter last night in a church in DeGette’s district.

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Feb 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chief Deputy Whip, issued the following statement today on the resignation of National Security Advisor Michael Flynn:

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