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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
Primary June 24, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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
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 Reminds Young Coloradoans to Renew Status in Deferred Immigration Program
June 5, 2014 DeGette Statement on General Motors' Internal Report on Ignition Switch Failures
May 30, 2014 DeGette Statement on Shinseki Resignation
May 30, 2014 DeGette Calls for State- and Site-Level Details of VA Audit
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
May 27, 2014 Colorado Senators And House Democrats Call On Obama, Shinseki To Provide VA Audit Details
May 27, 2014 DeGette Statement on Memorial Day
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
May 22, 2014 DeGette Statement on USA Freedom Act
May 20, 2014 DeGette Statement on House Passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act Conference Report
May 16, 2014 DeGette Statement on GM-NHTSA Agreement
May 13, 2014 Success and Opportunity Through Quality Charter Schools Act
May 9, 2014 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration
May 9, 2014 E-Newsletter: Making Health Care Work
May 8, 2014 Letter to Fred Upton, Chairman Committee on Energy and Commerce - Hearing on National Climate Assessment
May 7, 2014 DeGette Debunks Republican Analysis of ACA Enrollment Information
May 6, 2014 Barber, DeGette, Matsui, Napolitano, Tonko Unveil Mental Health Legislation
May 6, 2014 US Reps. Barber, Degette, Matsui, Napolitano, Tonko to Unveil Mental Health Legislation Today
May 5, 2014 Letter to Chairmans Fred Upton, Joe Pitts, and Tim Murphy - Call for Hearing on MERS-CoV in the United States
May 1, 2014 DeGette Statement on Universities Facing Title IX Sexual Violence Investigations
April 30, 2014 Upton, DeGette Launch Multi-Year, Collaborative Initiative to Accelerate the Pace of Cures in the 21st Century
April 24, 2014 DeGette Statement on FDA's Proposed Regulations for E-Cigarettes
April 23, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration - Recognize Naloxene as a Safe and Effective Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug for Over-the-Counter Use
April 19, 2014 DeGette Statement on Tomorrow's Anniversary of the Columbine High School Shooting
April 10, 2014 DeGette Statement on GM's Suspension of Engineers Involved in Ignition Switch Recalls
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 8, 2014 DeGette Marks Equal Pay Day, Calls for Passage of the Paycheck Fairness Act
April 7, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services - Work With Colorado Claims Task Force on Measure to Eliminate Wasteful Spending
April 7, 2014 DeGette: Administration's Deportation Record Not in Line with Priorities
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
April 1, 2014 Markey Joins Victims, Survivors of Faulty GM Ignition Switches Who Want Action & Answers
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security of the House Appropriations Committee - Eliminate Immigrant Detention Bed Quota
March 31, 2014 Letter to Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors Company - Request Details about GM Approval of Faulty Ignition Switches
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 31, 2014 Letter to Hal Rogers, Nita Lowey, Robert Aderholt and Sam Farr - Request for Disaster Relief Programs
March 27, 2014 DeGette Joins Reps. Esty, Schakowsky, Bustos, Ruiz, and Bishop In Introducing Legislation to Protect Children From E-Cigarettes
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 26, 2014 DeGette, Perlmutter, Polis Call for Vote on Comprehensive Immigration Reform
March 25, 2014 DeGette, Pro-Choice Caucus Leaders on Hobby Lobby: Personal Health Decisions Should Not Be Subject to a Boss's Religious Beliefs
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