Diana DeGette

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Democrats Reintroduce ‘Frack Pack’ Oil And Gas Regulations

A group of bills called the “Frack Pack” announced Thursday by four Democratic congressmen would impose more stringent federal environmental regulations on a domestic petroleum industry lately suffering from its own success amid a persistent downturn in oil prices.

03/19/2015

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Lawmakers Ask For Hearing On Measles Vaccination

Lawmakers including Colorado Congresswoman Diana Degette are asking the Committee on Energy and Commerce to hold a hearing on the measles outbreak and the importance of vaccinations.

02/03/2015

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Sociologist Wonders, ‘Where Are The White People?’ At Race Relations Forum

In one of many forums around Denver on Saturday, U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette challenged leaders of faith to come up with solutions to racial tension ahed of the upcoming Martin Luther King holiday.

01/17/2015

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Activists Push Obama, GOP On Immigration Policy

Two months after President Barack Obama’s executive order spared roughly five million illegal immigrants from deportation — including more than 100,000 in Colorado — those who would benefit from the policy say nothing’s changed.

01/16/2015

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DeGette Begins Push For Approval Of Cuban Drug For Foot Ulcers

A Colorado lawmaker hopes new efforts by the United States to restore relations with Cuba could help people with diabetes.

01/07/2015

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Rep. DeGette Thinks Removal Of Cuba Blockade Will Benefit U.S. Companies

U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette was in Cuba the day before President Obama made this week’s big announcement.

12/20/2014

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Rep. Diana DeGette Wins 10th Term In U.S. House

Democratic Rep. Diana DeGette, Colorado’s longest-serving member of Congress, has won a 10th term.

11/04/2014

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Democrats’ Streak On The Line In Colorado Election

Befitting its status as a national political bellwether, Colorado is home to at least three nationally watched political races that will be decided Tuesday.

11/03/2014

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DeGette Seeks Legislation To Speed Personalized Medicine

U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette hopes a series of discussions with Colorado medical professionals will spur legislation to uncover treatments for diseases faster.

09/05/2014

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Colorado Unemployment Drops To 5.5 Percent

The unemployment rate in Colorado dropped to 5.5 percent in June, a decrease of three-tenths of a percentage point.

07/18/2014

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