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Diana DeGette's Public Statements

Full Name: Diana Louise DeGette
Office: U.S. House (CO) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 24, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Lino; 2 Children
Birth Date: 07/29/1957
Birth Place: Tachikawa, Japan
Home City: Denver, CO
Religion: Presbyterian
Date Title
Issue Position: Environment
Issue Position: Food and Consumer Product Safety
Issue Position: Why I am Running for Office
Issue Position: Health Insurance Reform
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: The War in Iraq
Issue Position: Federal Budget
Issue Position: WRDA 2010 Requests
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Our Health Care System
Issue Position: Children's Health
Issue Position: Wilderness
Issue Position: Consumer Product Safety
Issue Position: Economic Recovery
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: The Democratic Budget
Issue Position: Children's Health
Issue Position: Reproductive Rights
Issue Position: Top Three Issues
Issue Position: Wilderness
Issue Position: Stem Cell Research
July 15, 2014 Ranking Members Waxman, Eshoo, and DeGette Call for Investigation of DHS Grants to Motorola
July 15, 2014 Letter to John Roth, Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Homeland Security - Investigations Into Allegations of Anti-Competitive Conduct by Motorola
July 15, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate and John Boehner, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives - Sustain Highway Trust Fund
July 13, 2014 Newsletter: Preserving Women's Private Health Decisions
July 10, 2014 DeGette Applauds Debra Johnson's Decision to Issue Marriage Licenses Following Court Ruling
July 9, 2014 Slaughter, DeGette, Nadler Introduce Legislation in Response to Hobby Lobby Decision
July 8, 2014 NY Times - Democrats Push Bill to Reverse Supreme Court Ruling on Contraceptives
July 2, 2014 DeGette, Nadler to Introduce Response to Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Decision
July 2, 2014 DeGette, Nadler to Introduce Response to Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby Decision
June 29, 2014 Newsletter: 6/29/2014
June 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume
June 26, 2014 House Pro-Choice Caucus Co-Chairs DeGette and Slaughter Respond to Supreme Court Decision on Buffer Zones
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 25, 2014 DeGette Statement on Federal Appeals Court Ruling Utah Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional
June 24, 2014 DeGette Hosts Roundtable Discussion with Experts in Digital Health Care
June 24, 2014 House Pro-Choice Caucus Co-Chairs DeGette and Slaughter Praise Coverage Expansion for Peace Corps Volunteers
June 23, 2014 DeGette Urges Veterans to Register Burn Pit Exposure
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 17, 2014 Letter to Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Make Demographic Data Public for All Clinical Trials
June 16, 2014 DeGette Statement on Executive Order Protecting LGBT Employees of Federal Contractors
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy
June 11, 2014 DeGette Calls for New Incentives to Spur Drug Innovation
June 10, 2014 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman Committee on Energy and Commerce, and Tim Murphy, Chairman of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee - Hearing on New Chemical Safety Board Review of BP Deepwater Horizon Disaster
June 5, 2014 DeGette Statement on General Motors' Internal Report on Ignition Switch Failures
June 5, 2014 DeGette Reminds Young Coloradoans to Renew Status in Deferred Immigration Program
May 30, 2014 DeGette Statement on Shinseki Resignation
May 30, 2014 DeGette Calls for State- and Site-Level Details of VA Audit
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